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How Pets Can Help With Child Mental Health And Development

It doesn’t get much cuter than a photo of a baby with a dog … or a cat … or a bunny. But beyond the Instagram fodder, growing up with a pet can be very advantageous for a child.

“Pets play a huge part in our lives and can have a positive impact on a child’s mental and emotional health,” said Gina McDowell, a licensed professional clinical counselor and behavioral health clinical educator at the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, pet adoptions and sales have soared, so it’s clear

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5 Tips for Beginners to Give Them Their Best Life

Gerbils are great family pets. These cute rodents are small, low maintenance, and super entertaining to watch!

Small animals like gerbils and hamsters can make great family pets. Whether you have young children or older children in your household, having a pet gerbil in your kid’s life can be a great decision — especially if they’re first-time pet-owners. (Even though, be sure to teach any younger kids to handle the gerbil with care!)

A great pet, especially for families living in smaller spaces, these small pets are active and entertaining little guys — being social animals, gerbils are

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Alpacas get snotty when they don’t get their way

Some sprung for a Peloton, or a new puppy — but for these friends, it was a trio of alpacas. 

As far as pandemic purchases, Melanie Hinze and Melanie Ramos’ take the cake. The pals from Germany bought three alpacas, Elvis, Teddy and Puschel in July, and have been documenting the fluffy creatures for their Instagram page. Now, their 1,300 followers are going crazy for the human-like animals. 

“We . . . leave the stressful everyday life behind when we go for a walk with them or when we feed them briefly,” Hinze, who works alongside Ramos at a pharmaceutical

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See The Latest Adoptable Pets At Bedford Area Shelters

Looking to add a new member to your family and give back to the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many pets are still looking for their forever homes and shelters still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets with families.

Across New Hampshire, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many are located near you. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin the search for a new fur child is at Darbster

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Thunder Vest For Dogs

Thunder Vest For Dogs for Anxiety Treatment

Weighted Products are being used by humans for a variety of different purposes and the most effective product is a Thunder Vest for Dogs. The main two are strength training for adults and help for children’s anxiety and social disorders, which is why children’s lightweight vests have become so popular in recent years. But you are here for a different purpose. Not a human being, but your canine. Finding ways to improve your dog’s life is good for you and a thunder vest for dogs can definitely help you. There are many

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