Parents considering adding a pet to the family may have a vision of Rover romping through the park with little Jimmy and Suzie — a loyal, trusted friend and playmate like Old Yeller. Before the rabies, writes Jennifer Nixon in Family.
But if parents don’t put in the work from the get-go, they risk their dream of a pet-child utopia ending up like something out of Cujo.
From research to timing there are steps parents should take to ensure a happy pet-child union start. See Wednesday’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for details.