But if you still have some reservations, keep reading. Take a few more minutes to consider the whole picture. Yes, some evidence suggests that pets are good for kids. But it is important to note that evidence also indicates that it is possible to be an adequate, even a good, parent even if your child does not have a pet.
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And the science in support of raising kids with pets doesn’t tell the whole story. Pet ownership can have a downside for children, too; one that might offset the potential benefits, particularly if your family is not ready to adopt a companion animal.
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