6 Reasons Why Pets Are Good for Kids

Chris Hamer, co-author of Parenting with Pets and a mother and owner of horses, dogs, chickens and ducks, shares six ways having a pet can benefit kids.

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1. It Teaches Responsibility and Promotes Self-Esteem


Completing tasks such as walking the dog or cleaning the birdcage gives kids a sense of accomplishment. Even children as young as two can help fill the food bowl.

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