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March 02, 2014
Adding a Pet to the Family

Thinking about getting a pet? Experts suggest children should be about 6 years old before you introduce a pet into the family. Fish and gerbils are great for young kids. For bigger commitments, consider your lifestyle. Are you home enough to care for a dog? Find a pet that matches your lifestyle and include your child in pet responsibilities.

 
 

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