kids and pets

  1. Family Fun

    The best of friends: Kids and their pets

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    Forget man's best friend! In many families, there is no stronger bond than the one between kids and pets. We love these pictures of...
  2. Dogs

    Kids and puppies: Rules, safety and responsibility

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    Many kids begin asking for their first puppy as soon as they can talk. Are you asking yourself whether you'd be crazy to add a...
  3. Pets & Kids

    New puppy: Including the kids in puppy training

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    The day has finally come when you will add a new member to your family -- not a little brother or sister, but a dog. But before that...
  4. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Teaching kids respect for wildlife

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    For all the affection that kids often have for animals, they need to learn that not all animals are pets. That chipmunk may be the...
  5. Child Development & Health

    When your child is scared of animals

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    Begging to bring home a new pet may be a childhood norm, but having some fear of animals or pets is also rather normal for kids....
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Consider non-traditional pets

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    It's almost a rite of passage for children to want a pet. Whether it's a cute kitten or a cuddly puppy, the desire to have a furry...
  7. Dogs

    Top 10 dog breeds for kids

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    While Lassie and Lady and the Tramp are fun to watch, they're probably not the best way to choose a dog for your kid. So how do you...
  8. Family Activities

    How to pick the right dog for your kids

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    As Americans listened intently to Barack Obama's presidential acceptance speech on Election Day, one item in particular resonated...