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Why Kids Relate To Animal Stories? (EXPERT)

Animal stories appear in a variety of forms, styles and genres. However, most include one or more animals as the focus of the story. Some may involve pets of human children. The child may be the hero (like Old Yeller) but the pet is the crucial player in the drama.   Why do animal storiesRead more …

Is It Time To Euthanize Our Pet? How Do I Tell The Family?

This answer was provided by Karen Tiede to a question of a young adult on Quara.  I found the answer so fullfilling that I asked permission to quote it here. This particular question and others are often asked of me on my radio show on the Human/Animal Connection. Please join us at www.blogtalkradio.com/auntieartichoke   First,Read more …

German Shepherd & Student–How They Communicate

May 10, 2015 | Posted by in Benefits of pet ownership, Stories | 0

I’m a dog person, not just because of the protection that they have to offer but because of their loyalty, love and affection. I have a German shepherd and I call him Willy. He’s my best friend that I have ever had. Not only he listens to my problems and grievances but also offers counsellingRead more …

Anthrozoology Majors Use Dogs For Stress Relief (EXPERT)

Apr 26, 2015 | Posted by in Benefits of pet ownership, Stories | 0

For the average college student, final exams entail a week of complete stress overload and possibly an emotional breakdown to some degree. This is certainly true of my campus, but crafty students discovered a way to brighten everyone’s spirits as we give our best efforts in the classroom. This relief comes in the form ofRead more …

Death of a Child’s Pet

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in For Children | 0

Is the Ability To Teach A Child About Death In A Way That Will Give Them Life-Long Resilience And Understanding Worth $19.99 To You? Children who have been exposed to the concept of death as part of the life cycle are not as afraid as those whose families never spoke of it. Death and dyingRead more …