Posts Tagged "children"


A house is not a home without a pet. ~Anonymous When I was growing up, we always had a wide variety of pets that included dogs, cats, mice, gerbils, guinea pigs, fish and birds. We were also fortunate to be around farm animals as well on my father’s side of the family. It was very normal for families to have at the very least a dog or a cat. In other words, most families had pets when I was growing up and the pets were very much...

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by Dr. Kim Bloomer Recently a news article was brought to my attention entitled 8 Pets That Pose Major Health Threats to Kids – which is why I named this article in response to this most preposterous nonsense put forth by none other than the Academy of American Pediatrics. The information wasn’t provided by someone in animal science or the veterinary profession but by pediatricians! My initial reaction to the information...

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