Emily’s Story: A Heart Murmur
Seven years ago Jackie traveled 200 miles to get Emily,…
Parents with both children and pets will agree it’s undeniable: kids and pets form an incredible and special bond. Especially from a young age, dogs in particular can become attached to, and even protective of young children. And that bond that begins early can last a lifetime, the strength of which is portrayed in literature and pop culture in children’s stories like Shiloh, Where the Red Fern Grows, and Old Yeller. If you’re looking for a new family member who can bring that kind of love to your home, check out www.petfinder.com, and also read our helpful tips for which breeds are best with children, here. If you’ve got kids that might be newer to the family than your dog, you’ll want to make sure everyone gets along great. You’ll be making a great investment in love and family.
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