From Self Esteem to Life Values, the Benefits of Children having Pets.

There are many benefits of children having pets! From building self esteem to teaching important values. Below we list the great benefits!

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There are many benefits of children having pets! From building self esteem to teaching important life values. Below we list the great benefits!

Pets Can Help to Build a Child’s Self Esteem

  • They will always have someone to talk to and to play with.
  • A child will love their pet and in return receive continuous and unconditional love.
  • When a child starts learning to read, they can practice reading aloud to their pet. A non judgmental reaction can help a reluctant reader’s self confidence.

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Pets are Good for all the Family’s Health

  • Thanks to early exposure to certain bacteria’s, children who grow up with pets are less likely to develop common allergies.
  • Pet owners get sick less often.
  • Stroking a pet lowers stress levels.
  • Children who live with dogs have fewer ear infections and less respiratory problems than those who don’t.

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Pets Can Teach Children Values

  • Children will learn responsibilities from a young age from feeding to walking their pet.
  • By helping with the daily needs of a pet, a child will learn compassion.
  • They will also learn the importance of how to be kind and gentle.

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