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Updated Jul 18, 2019

4 Yr Old Son Desperately Wants a Puppy

May 08, 2008 by Rosa F. - Fort Worth, TX

Hello Mommies! My son desperately wants a puppy. I am not sure what breed would be best, and where to get a puppy. I...


Compatible Dog Breeds for Small Children

February 04, 2007 by Zarina . - Chicago, IL

I have a 13 month old daughter and was thinking about getting a puppy for her. I'm more interested in the small breed...


Getting a Dog for the First Time

June 16, 2008 by Emily T. - Euless, TX

We're planning on getting a dog for our kids soon. They've never had a pet (they're 6 and 3) so I think it's time be...


My 4 Year Old Wants a Cat, but Is Afraid to Handle It.

November 26, 2006 by Ruth B. - Las Cruces, NM

My 4 year old was given a kitten, that she so much wanted. The only problem is that she is terribly afraid of animal...


Babies and Cats

September 29, 2008 by Jane B. - Indianapolis, IN

My daughter is pregnant with her first baby and is due in March. She and hubby have a cat and a dog. She is concern...


Trying to Find a Good Loving Home for One of Our Dogs

July 19, 2008 by Kathleen . - Marietta, GA

Hello everyone. I am posting this with the hope of finding a loving home for our 1 1/2 year old shih tzu. We alread...


Need Dog Trainer Recommendations

January 17, 2009 by Maya Q. - Allen, TX

We recently adopted a 5 month old Lab mix puppy who needed a home. After 4 weeks we are at a crossroads on what to do...


Finding the Right Pet for Our Family

October 19, 2008 by Miss S. - Queen Creek, AZ

Hello Moms! So I'm ready to get my family a dog this Christmas. Our sons have been begging for one for about 3 yea...


Soon to Be 8-Year Old Son Want a Lizard for His Birthday

June 16, 2008 by Anne M. - Crown Point, IN

Hello moms! My son has wanted a 'lizard' for a pet for quite some time, and my husband and I have finally decided t...