The Many Ways Pets Help Our Kids Succeed

Naturally, the dream of every parent is to see their child become a success in life. While such factors as parenting skills, education, and more help to determine the eventual outcome, researchers are finding out that pets are instrumental in turning today's kids into tomorrow's success stories. If you find yourself feeling a bit curious, here are some ways that might interest you.

 

Believe it or not, having a pet around the house may turn your child into a successful entrepreneur. Since kids get very creative when caring for their pets, this often translates into other avenues, including wanting to be their own boss. However, instead of having a lemonade stand or mowing lawns, they instead start pet-sitting businesses, or get even more creative and design pet costumes or build homes for feral kitties.

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5 Perfect Pets for College Students

Pets are the most amazing thing to happen in life. They share everything with you including your emotions, they turn to be your strength when you're weak. Within few days they get extremely attached to you and tend to be a part you, they get connected to your emotions and feelings.

Are you feeling alone in college? Do you need a companion to share all your feelings and play with you when you’re in need of a support?  There are so many homeless pets who are in need of a home and also longing for a love, here are the list of few friendly pets that can be maintained by college students at a very minimal maintenance.

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What does it mean when my dog licks me?

Licking is a natural behavior in dogs, they use it to communicate with pack members, as well as to show submission and affection. So what does it mean when my dog licks me? Dogs learn to lick from their mothers and they use it throughout their lives to communicate with other dogs and humans. This instinctive behavior can be considered as a gesture of affection from dogs. Chances are that your dog is licking you because she/he loves you.

Why Do Dogs Lick?

  • They learned it from their mothers. When dogs are born, their mothers lick them to clean them up and help them start breathing. As they grow, their mothers lick their bellies to stimulate their digestive system and prevent constipation. Puppies learn this behavior from their mothers and use it later in life as a communication tool.
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Create a special bond between your baby and your pet

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Research on the relationship between pets and children clearly showed the positive impact of animals on the psychosocial development of youngsters. Self-confidence of children who grow...
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Cancer detecting dogs

CANCER.

What a horrible word. One we have come to dread these days. There is generally nothing pleasant that is ever associated with this word. It is estimated that nearly 7.5 million people die from some form of cancer every year. That is a devastating number. And, yet, the odds of survival once cancer has been detected today are much better than they were even 10 years ago. Every year we get closer to earlier diagnosis, better treatments and more optimistic chances of survival.

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8 ways to reduce your dog's carbon paw print

I’d imagine that looking after the environment is pretty far down on your dog’s to-do list - it certainly falls behind activities such as running around outside, barking at postmen and chewing your favourite shoes to pieces. Consequently, it’s down to you to be green on their behalf!

Here are 8 ways to help ensure that your dog lives an eco-friendly lifestyle:

1. Dog Food

dog eatingUnfortunately, many pet food companies care more about making a profit than they do about the genuine wellbeing of our pets. As a result, dog foods are often made up of low-quality wastes from meats and a number of other fillers that we humans wouldn’t dream of eating in a million years! Buying organic pet food can be quite expensive though, so consider preparing your own. Raw food diets can actually be healthier for your dog, but it’s worth having a chat with your vet first to make sure your dog will be receiving the sufficient nutrients. 

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Service dog training helps those in need

A service dog is a dog is trained for help, especially to help folks with categorical disabilities, including visual or hearing impairment. For that reason, service canine training is crucial to provide these dogs with the skills that they need to help people with incapacities.

Service dog obedience training can be used with the intention of:

Psychiatric Dogs: Service canine obedience training is used to assist owners that have psychological or psychiatric disabilities, including bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, autism, and anxiety defects.
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