Why Kids Need Pets

Many families choose to get a pet to teach the kids “responsibility.”  In the end, the “responsibility” for the pet falls on Mom or Dad, with a bit of resentment on the parents’ part.

Kids need pets for many reasons, not just to teach responsibility.  Pets provide huge emotional outlets, improve the health of the family, and might even help your child earn better grades in school.  Barring allergies, most kids do better with a well-cared for pet in the house than without.

Why Your Kid Needs a Pet

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