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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...

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...

How To Teach Kids To Behave Around Dogs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BI4djlCUc Training your dog to behave around children is necessary. Dogs are unpredictable, but so are kids. That's why it's equally as important to learn how...

How to Pick the Best Dog for You Based On Your...

You shouldn’t rush into getting a dog. When choosing a pup that is right for you and your environment, there are many things to consider. By...

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When picking up after your dog, you likely want to get it over with as quickly as possible without really paying too much attention...
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It may seem odd but allergies are more common than you think in our canine best friends. Rashes, excessive scratching, sneezing, runny eyes, shaking...

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Many dog owners know that it is important to give their dog monthly heartworm medication. They do it because their veterinarian recommends it, without...

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Quite possibly one of the first questions people ask when researching a dog breed is, “But does it shed?” While dogs that shed can...
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8 Essential Blind Dog Products You Must Have

It’s not easy caring for a blind dog, or even one that has got cataracts and can’t see well. It can become even harder...
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Many dogs like to curl up against their owners and sleep with them. This behavior is quite common and not a problem if it...
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White is one of the most popular colors in the world because it represents positivity and innocence, and well, because it is beautiful. It...
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5 Best Air Purifiers for Dog Hair

According to statistics, around 68% of households in the US have a pet, with 90 million dogs in those households. That’s a lot of...