PETS are part of many children’s lives. Positive relationships with dogs and other pets aid in the development of trusting relationships with others. A good relationship with a pet also helps in developing non-verbal communication, compassion, and empathy. Cuddling a pet reduces stress, loneliness and anxiety.
What’s more? A child’s relationship with their dog could provide a much-needed link with nature when they take the dog for a walk or gets down on the floor and plays with it. Spending time like this offers the incredible potential to slow down the hectic pace of modern life.
When a child plays with a dog or a cat, the animals usually lick him. Although most…
Source: Nigerian Tribune