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Pets: Companions, Stress Relievers, and… Teachers?

April 26 is National Kids and Pets Day, which really tugs at our heartstrings because there’s really nothing cuter than the bond between a child and their animal. Pet ownership in young children has so many benefits – it teaches … Continue reading

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Pets in the Classroom Brings Furry (and Scaly) Friends into Classroom Life

Pets can teach us so much, especially at a young age. When children care for pets, they learn about responsibility, empathy, nurturing, and acceptance. As a result, pet care is a character-building activity for kids. Yet some children don’t have … Continue reading

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Going Back To School is Better with Pets

Is it that time already? It sure is!  By now, both the parents and the kids are probably ready to get back into the swing of things and bring back that school routine. Families are running through the checklist of … Continue reading

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8th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest Winner: Anna Beth T., 3rd Grade

THIRD GRADE WINNER Rosie in the Shelter By: Anna Beth T.  She was shaking, chittering ln the middle of July. I saw a little scared twinkle ln her honey green eye. She slowly crawled ln the direction of her food. … Continue reading

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Kids and Pets: Talk about Buddies!

April 26 is National Kids and Pets Day, recognizing the incredible bond pets and children share in an effort to prompt pet adoption. We all know how heart warming it can be to watch a child interact with an animal, … Continue reading

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