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Also, pets can teach kids responsibility by ways of walking a dog, cleaning the cat liter, cleaning out the fish bowl/tank, and/or feeding the pet.
Service dogs can be both a guard dog and friendly friend to outsiders when they are off duty. I mentioned above that pets can help soothe and/or eliminate PTSD symptoms, Click Here to view a previous blog, “What do you know about PTSD?”, to learn more about the relationships between PTSD and service dogs.
A Few Tips
Prior to adopting a pet, there are a few things you should make checklist of. These include:
- Sectioning off a play area for your pet that is spacious and easy to clean.
- Decide how you will protect your pet from getting lost or being stolen. Check out our previous post Protect Your Pet to find out about micro-chipping.
- Decide what type of pet you want. For example, are you searching for a house dog or an outside dog?
Click Here to find some valuable tips from PetFinder about the first 30 days of dog adoption.
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