1.Would you like to have some fun:
Any pet, whether it is a puppy or a cat, a bird or a rabbit, is the best pal to play with. As far as he is healthy and full, he can play with you for really long hours until he is exhausted. Mostly, in case of siblings, both have an age difference and if the difference is more, the elder ones hate to play with their kid sibling. I hated it too. But pets do not understand the difference. They only need to have someone to play. So, if your kid can have a real good time with the pet.
2.Let me handle your pressure:
3.Run with me – Make yourself healthy:
When there is a pet in house, kids love to walk him around, play with him and run with him outside the house. It encourages in developing a healthy lifestyle as all these activities help in improving the metabolism of the body.
4.Can I comfort you my friend:
Pets offer a sense of support and security to the kids in any mood and situation. This makes a child less anxious and provides him comfort.
5.Let’s be responsible:
When a kid looks after his pet, it gives them a sense of accomplishment. Activities such as feeding and caring for the pet make them responsible and empathetic for others.
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6.I won’t tell Momee:
Many kids are a kind of introvert. They do not like to discuss things with their family or friends but are open to their pets. Reason is that they have a confidence that their pets will not say their secrets to anyone. Sharing things is very important as keeping them inside is more disturbing and stressful.
7.No judging- Go on:
Pets can help in learning. Researchers have shown that children who may not feel free to read their lessons in the class are more confident while reading to their pets as they know pets will not judge them.
8.You are not alone:
Having pets at home can help your child to ward-off the feeling of isolation. Often seen, that many parents follow a one-child policy. In those cases, a pet act as a sibling for the kid. Both of them share love and affection as if they are real brothers and sisters.
9.Let me make you stronger:
Researchers have found that kids who have grown up with the pets in their homes possess a stronger immune system and there are lower chances for them to develop allergies and respiratory problems like asthma and bronchitis.
10.Both are partners in crime:
All humans are bound to make mistakes. When it comes to a kid, he will not be able to learn anything until he makes mistakes. Along with a pet it is easy to share a mistake, may be they might break some toy or a very expensive decorative piece, but they will definitely learn what not to be repeated thereafter.
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11.Make me your Pillow:
Who does not like to have a soft pillow under the head? A pet can give your child the ultimate comfort of a pillow with his soft, furry, fluffy body and you child can enjoy the best sleep.
Pediatricians have indicated that there are around 31% lesser infections in the respiratory systems among the kids those who grow up with the pets. Children who have pets at their homes are lesser allergic to indoor and outdoor allergens and have a stronger immune system as according to the child specialists, when a pet licks the kid, it transfers bacteria from the tongue and exposure to bacteria changes the immune system of the kid and makes him stronger.
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13.You can be a fashion designer:
When a pet is in home, kids are very excited to dress it up. They try to choose or make the best attire for their pets. This enhances their ability to think in a creative way and off course the pet looks cute too.
14.Raise your Self-esteem:
When a child is on its own and no one is there to judge him or to tell him what he should do and what he should not do then it builds confidence in the child. As for pets, the kids expect them to obey their orders and off course the pet is not going to order or deny him, this helps in improving the child’s self-esteem.
15.It is the phase of life buddy:
Every parent wants to protect their kids from the bad phases and cruelties of the world but the pets help kids to understand about the real lessons and cycle of life. Any unfortunate event with the pet helps the child to fight and deal with the tragic events in the life.
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So, if you are worried that if you bring a pet it will go on peeing and pooping everywhere in the house then your worries are genuine but they will not last for long. As soon as your pet is trained for its behavior and habits, you will realize that pets are adorable rather than being problematic. All parents need to keep a lot of patience as there are much efforts and time involved but the merits of gifting a friendly four-legged to your kid to make him physically strong and emotionally sound is well worth it.