A survey completed in 2006 by the American Veterinary Medical Association found that nearly 60 percent of all households in the United States own pets. Similar high rates of pet ownership exist in Australia and western Europe. Even in families without pets, parents voice the belief that companion animals are good for children. If you are struggling with some practical reasons for not getting a pet right now, you may wonder just how important it is to provide a pet for your child.
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Or perhaps you question whether this is the best time in your child’s development to introduce an animal into the household.
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