Fear of Pets: Tips to Help Kids Overcome Their Fear

Sometimes animals scare kids. Dogs come bounding at them with great enthusiasm and knock them down. Cats get excited playing and accidentally scratch them. Kids don’t always understand how to interact with dogs and cats and the little nips and scratches can seem like hostility or aggression. Help your child understand the family pet is […]

Boy and Girl Scouts Can Earn Pet Care Badges

As pet owners and parents, it’s important that we teach children that pets are family members. While it is unreal to expect kids to be completely responsible for a pet’s well-being and care, it is possible to teach them what it means to be a good pet owner, how to humanely treat animals, and how […]