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  • 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.

  • Pet-friendly Cleaning Products

    Many household cleaning products contain chemicals that are toxic to pets. Yet pet-friendly cleaning products are readily available and are easy to make from common household substances.