Children

Children

Stories of dogs and cats and other pets for children and about children

A Match from Heaven For Bullied Boy

 April 2, 2018  Madden is a little boy who was born with a cleft pallet and different colored eyes. He was bullied for being different so Mom encouraged him to make a video. Then his Mom saw a cat up for adoption that had the same cleft lip and pallet and two different colored eyes just like […]

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Podcast: Project Freedom With 6yr old Roman McConn

 February 24, 2018  In this podcast we meet Jennifer McConn and her six year old son Roman who transport dogs from over crowded shelters in Texas to Washington state where they find loving homes, and Roman is the spokesperson who makes videos of the rescue dogs to get them placed. Roman is a fantastic spokesman- articulate, funny, […]

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Teaching Your Child to Love and Respect Pets

 February 14, 2018    by Traci Elizabeth   Children are curious and excited by exploring the world around them. Teaching them how to have pets, is a wonderful experience, and a natural gift of life. I grew up in a suburban environment that was still wild… with snakes slithering across streets in the spring, butterflies and birds […]

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Are The Three Most Popular Pets Right For You and Your Child?

 January 15, 2018  What Are The Best Pets For Kids? You may be ready to find a new family pet, yet you’re unsure as to what kind of animal would be most suitable, especially if you have children. Some animals make better pets for kids than others, and if you’re still working out which one’s for you, […]

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Podcast-Teaching Safe Child/Dog Interaction to Parents

 May 17, 2017  The internet is full of pictures and video of small children and infants in close interaction with dogs.  How safe are these children? What are the proper  ways for children to interact with dogs and what role should parents and guardians play to keep all safe? In this interview with Dr. Sophia Yin, we […]

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Podcast-How Your Child May Be a PEP Ambassador for Pet Welfare

 March 5, 2017Erica Falbaum, CEO of PEP joins us. “PEP! The Pet Education Project is turning kids into animal heroes by teaching respect and responsibility for their pets! With over 6,000 animals euthanized daily in the United States, it’s my mission to educate kids on the 5 Steps to a Happy and Healthy Pet! I’ve created PEP! […]

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Dogs helping children to read

 April 14, 2013There is an exciting program here in the Northwest that involves kids, dogs and literacy. The program is called Reading with Rover. Reading with Rover is a community-based literacy program volunteering in the schools, bookstores and libraries in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. It is our goal, as volunteers and founders of Reading […]

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