Paws for thought: does your little one need a pet?





Sarah Tennant weighs in on the ‘shall we get a pet’ debate.  Some consider pets a childhood rite of passage, but there are several schools of thought when it comes to combining animals and children. The first approach is the ‘baby’s best friend’ idea. This is inspired by photoshoots of newborns curled up adorably on the Saint Bernard, and YouTube compilations of babies giggling as dogs lick their faces. Then there’s the ‘pet as parenting tool’ approach. Devoid of sentiment, this involves...


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hello! Sarah Tennant weighs in on the ‘shall we get a pet’ debate.  Some consider pets a childhood rite of passage, but there are several schools of thought when it comes to combining animals and children. The first approach is the ‘baby’s best friend’ idea. This is inspired by photoshoots of newborns curled up adorably on the Saint Bernard, and YouTube compilations of babies giggling as dogs lick their faces. Then there’s the ‘pet as parenting tool’ approach. Devoid of sentiment, this involves...


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