Friends with Benefits: Early Contact with Dogs Linked to Lower Risk of Asthma

Health benefits of pets

A team of Swedish scientists have used national register information in more than one million Swedish children to study the association of early life contact with dogs and subsequent development of asthma. The new study showed that children who grew up with dogs had about 15 percent less asthma than children without dogs.

How to Breed and Raise Sun Conures: A Pet Owner’s Guide to Breeding Sun Conures

A pet owner's guide to breeding sun conures

How to Breed and Raise Sun Conures: A Pet Owner’s Guide, written by Stuff4Petz author, Jenny Griffin, and published by Ecologix Media, is now available as a Kindle ebook. If you are interested in breeding sun conures, you will find all the information you need packed into this informative guide.

Choosing a Puppy – Tips for Choosing Your Best Friend

Choosing a puppy: Small or Large Breed?

When choosing a puppy, proper thought should be given to its suitability to your household in order to prevent untold heartache for both you and your dog in the long run. Firstly, the family needs to consider whether they are prepared to make the sacrifices needed to accommodate the new family member.

Griff’s Goats – Kindle Children’s Book Promotion

Griff's Goats - a delightful rhyming farm animal picture book for kids

Griff’s Goats, written by Stuff4Petz author, Jenny Griffin, is a colorfully illustrated children’s picture book written in rhyming verse that will appeal to young readers as well as the young at heart.

Dog Ownership Benefits Children with Autism

Pet ownership benefits children with autism

Many families face the decision of whether to get a dog. For families of children with autism, the decision can be even more challenging. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has studied dog ownership decisions in families of children with autism and found, regardless of whether they owned dogs, the parents reported the benefits of dog ownership included companionship, stress relief and opportunities for their children to learn responsibility.