Archive for Tag: kids taking care of pets

gatlin

Kids and Their Pets: Gatlin and His Best Friends

Six-year-old Gatlin S. of Bella Vista has a cat that acts like a dog, and a dog that acts like a cat! And they’re best friends. He got his cat, Pearl, about 3 years ago. He wanted a grey cat, and he got lucky because a friend had a litter...

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parakeets

Kids and Their Pets: Allan’s Parakeets

Their colors are pretty as jewels. Fourth grader Allan A. is raising and caring for eight blue, green and mixed-hue parakeets. Two of them are tiny chicks who live in a nest box and will be old enough to share the big cage with the other birds in a...

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Kids and Their Pets: Jack and Pebbles

Jaydon, Maddie, Jack, and Pebbles from Southwest Missouri. Jack is the one with 4 legs, Maddie is the chicken. 🙂 When asked why Jack should be the Pet of the Month Jaydon said “because he’s so adorable, so so lovey, he’s the snuggliest dog, and he’s mine and Maddie’s...

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pet health

A Kid’s Best Friend: Tips for Good Pet Health

Dr. Jack Herring knows a thing or three about dogs and how to keep them healthy and happy. But, he said, it all starts with picking the perfect pooch for your family. “I like Boston terriers because they are indestructible,” the Oklahoma State University trained veterinarian said. “They can...

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