Leslie Corn and her three-year-old rescued Pomeranian, Alice form a pet therapy team in the New York City area. In this guest post, Leslie discusses the importance of teaching children to interact safely and politely with dogs.
By helping your kids feel excited about activities involving their furry friends, they (along with your pets!) will stay happily busy all summer long. In this guest post by Caroline Golon of Crayons and Collars, Caroline shares summer activity ideas for kids and pets.
Organizing a play date in your home? It’s important to consider your pet’s safety when young visitors are around. In this guest blog, ASPCA staff member Alicia Meulensteen shares her tips for keeping kids and pets safe during playtime.
In this guest blog by Danielle Sullivan, Danielle discusses the ways in which her dog, Django, seems to be tuned in to her family’s moods and feelings. A recent study shows that dogs may understand and emulate their human companions’ emotions.
In this ASPCA guest blog by Joel Schwartzberg, Joel shares the important discussion he shared with his children after visiting an animal adoption event—including talking points about animal overpopulation, spay/neuter and the importance of adoption.