pets and kids 

Dogs and Toddlers Understand Gestures at Same Level

Dogs are just as smart as two-year-olds sometimes, according to a recent study. Photo: jupiterimages
It turns out that dogs are more like our children than we realize. Two studies have found that man's best friend possesses a two-year-old child's...

No exotic pets for kids under 5, say docs

Thinking of adding to your family zoo? If your kids are under 5, you might want to read this. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently sent out a warning to parents that certain pets and young children don't mix, especially exotic pets like hedgeh...

Best Pets for Kids: How to Choose Pets for Kids

When I was a kid, my parents indulged nearly every animal whim that I had, as long as I was responsible enough to back it up. And believe me, there were many. Puppies, cats, a parakeet, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs... we had them all. As an animal ...

When parenthood turns your pets into pests

Before I was a parent, I was a pet lover. In addition to the two cats that I had brought into our relationship, my husband and I also adopted a dog and another cat. The menagerie was totally manageable... then our kids were born. In an instant, they ...

Stick to chocolate bunnies this Easter

Though it might be tempting to surprise your little one with a fluffy baby rabbit this Easter, animal experts say that, in most cases, a chocolate bunny is probably the better choice. That's because, though baby rabbits may be tiny and cute, rabbits...

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