Tips on the coexistence of children with dogs and cats:
Children who live with animals tend to be easier to show affection in their interpersonal relationships. From the moment they understand the limitations of the animals and their dependence on the care needed in their day to day, they tend to become more patient and less anxious.
If they can take part of responsibility in caring for the animals, they go on to develop a greater sense of responsibility, begin to show greater selflessness and respect, becoming more generous people.
The child who lives with animals and assume these responsibilities, tend to have higher self-esteem, because it sees useful and necessary.
Delegate responsibility and often able to take the basic training sit, wait, use the bathroom in the right place at the right time, take walks, and other activities of daily life of a dog or cat, it helps the child to feel important.
This can provide self confidence, strengthen the bond between the child and the animal.
Of course, only the contact with animals not form the character of a child, but associated with the interaction with people and children of the same age, it can be very beneficial and helps raise awareness of the human being in the good social life responsibility and respect for next.
Some studies show that children who live with dogs and read stories to their pets have better development of speech and body language.
What precautions should be taken into account to ensure both the safety of pets as children?
First step is the choice of the breed associated with the child’s age. We do not recommend that a child under 10 years old has responsibility in the conduct of education, ride and care for an animal, but can share this with an adult
Puppies play a lot and have an oral part where bite all at least 6 months old, so we need to be careful not to hurt a child.
The process of adaptation in the new environment should involve teaching the child both (child and dog) limits the interaction rules. It is expected that both learn together and the child understand that your pet is not a toy and should respect your time to eat, rest and sleep.
In the early days we recommend leaving the dog in a separate environment to adapt to the new routine and during this period the child starts at site visits always accompanied by an adult.
A question many parents about having pets at home with babies comes to allergies. Is justified?
Yes. It is estimated that 15% of the population is allergic to animals. Therefore, it is common children are allergic to the saliva and urine of dogs and cats.
Nevertheless, there are actions that can help keep your allergic reactions under control and make your home a more comfortable place to live. Even if you do not have allergies, these tips are useful if you have guests in your home who are allergic to animals.
How to spend a third of our time in our rooms, this was the site of the home require greater care. Keep animals out of the bedrooms of allergy sufferers can significantly reduce the symptoms of allergies to animals.
Here are some tips for homes with allergy sufferers:
– Install a good air filter on the environment;
– Remove curtains and carpets and give preference to a flat floor for easy cleaning;
– Aspire regularly with a powerful vacuum environment;
– Bathe your pet weekly;
– Do not allow your pet climb on the furniture;
– Do not allow your pet in the car or place a seat protector;
– Brush your pet daily and always keep fleeced with the lowest;
– Keep the skin of your pet healthy by encouraging pet to spend more time outdoors;
– Wash hands after handling pet, his toys, bed, etc.
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