Dogs and Kids
From petting to playing, your toddler wants to engage with your dog. Alyona DelaCoeur of Why Does My Dog shares tips for managing those interactions.
Dogs help improve how a family with an autistic child functions, according to a study by the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation.
I was worried our Vizsla would be upset about the change, but we’re all appreciating the personal space and more restful sleep.
Part of the Toddlers Up Project, the study of 12-year-olds found that they also seem to get along better with their pets than with their human brothers and sisters.
Pete the Pit Bull mix helped the comedian, actor, and musician get ready for the human child who now shares their home. He said thank you by putting the dog on his first album cover.
My dog goes with my son to the school bus stop each morning. I began taking their picture and posting to social media — and got an outpouring of love in return.
Most bites happen because parents don’t teach their kids how to interact with animals and owners don’t learn how to read dog body language.
The East Bay SPCA’s class teaches kids about humane animal treatment, then it pairs them with shelter dogs to train, improving their chances of adoption.
Dr. Chris Carpenter knows that being a vet is a calling, so he created a unique website that helps kids further their dreams of working with animals.
The Bacons, who lost their 6-year-old daughter and sister in the school shooting, have published two books and are now instrumental in getting therapy dogs into other schools.
Parents must teach their kids how to properly treat animals, but unfortunately many don’t. Here are the principles that guide our family and keep our dogs safe.
Bringing baby home to a house full of dogs can be a trying experience; just ask Edwards, who introduced her baby boy to her three curious dogs.