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10-year Old Boy Amputee Meets Dog Amputee and It’s Love

A 10-year old boy who lost both legs due to a recent amputation had his dream come true when he met an inspiring dog...

TOP #34: How Kids and Dogs Help Each Other

There are still debates going on: is it a good idea to raise kids with dogs? Child therapist Dr Dean gives us some advice in today's podcast interview.

The Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs That Never Were (Debunking the Myth)

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love...

Many Parents Underestimate Risk of Family Dog to Children

Parents often invest too much trust and too little supervision into the interactions of the family dog with their children, and this can lead...

Literacy Improves in Kids Who Read to Dogs, New Study Finds

A recent study determined that second-grade students who read out loud to therapy dogs showed a marked improvement in their attitudes about reading. The study,...

Kids Don’t Know Not to Approach Frightened Dogs and It’s a...

While children understand not to approach angry dogs, they risk their safety by being unaware that frightened dogs are very likely to bite as...

Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

A behavioral scientist working with therapy dogs suggests that canines may help children with autism better complete their tasks. Alexandra Protopopova is a behavioral...

Dogs Now Help Treat Cancer in Kids

Researchers are looking to dogs for help in finding better treatment options for cancer in humans – particularly, children. According to veterinary oncologist Dr....

The Ultimate Guide for Raising Kids with Dogs: 17 Things Every...

Raising kids with dogs is beneficial for both the child and the dog. However, to be successful, it must be done correctly. Unfortunately, there...

10 Best Books for Dog Owners with Kids

When you decide to adopt a dog and you have kids in the family, there are many things to consider, no least of which...

14 Safety Tips for Adopting a Dog When You Have Kids

A dog can be a child’s best friend and playmate, but bringing a new dog home to a family with children can be worrying....

Meet the Group of Second-Graders Who Helped Save an Injured Dog

A group of children banded together and raised the funds needed to give a dog the life-saving surgery he needed. Trisha Sharp is a second-grade...

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Homemade dog treats aren’t just something special to give your dog over Christmas, they’re also a great gift idea! But, with so many homemade...