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Whether you plan to adopt a pet or you already have one, get tips for how kids of all ages can help take care of the cute, little critter in your home.

Fun with Fido

Don't start planting until you check how dangerous plants can be for your pets ... more
Need help choosing a pet for your family? With the help of Dr. Gary Ryder, DVM and Expert on, we've ranked the best pets for kids from most to least kid-friendly ... more
How to set up an aquarium, feed and care for pet fish ... more
Some things to keep in mind to succeed at bird ownership with flying colors ... more
Is a cat the right pet for your family? ... more
My 3-year-old hits our dog and pulls his tail. How do I change his behavior? ... more
5 ways to keep your child safe around dogs ... more
Great reasons to get a pet, plus how to pick the right one for your family ... more
best dog breeds for kids
If you’re thinking about adding a furry family member, you’ll want to check out our list of the best dogs for kids. ... more
If you don't have young children, turtles can be great pets, but they require extra care to avoid passing salmonella to your kids. ... more