Pets & Kids

When kids get a little older, they'll love to dream about picking a pet to add to the family. Here's our advice for choosing a pet to complement your busy household, including dogs, cats, rabbits, turtles, rodents, reptiles, and more.

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These Children’s Hospital Therapy Dogs Are Everything We Need In The World Right Now

Meet furry friends who cheer up kids at Parents' Top Children’s Hospitals for Innovation. Some dogs even have their own employee badge! 
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10 Tips for Bringing Your New Pet Home

Bringing home your first dog or cat is a big deal. And while your family’s life is about to change in the best way, challenges await. Use these strategies to make the transition as easy as possible.
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6 Best Small Pets to Consider for Your Child

Don't have space for a big pet? Don't worry. There are still plenty of friendly palm-sized options your child will love.
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The Benefits of Pets

5 surprising ways pets are good for kids—and families too!
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Children Living in Cities Benefit From Having a Pet, Study Says

Is your kid asking you for a dog, again? Before you think you can't have one if you live in the city, see all the reasons why you actually should. The benefits of animals go beyond the warm fuzzy feels.