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By Amanda Chin
Published: November 30, 2009

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Pets' Playground: Playing Safe in a Dog-and-Cat World Pets’ Playground – Playing Safe in a Dog-and-Cat World‏

by Dr. Amanda Chin. (Author), by Luke Feldman (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4-9 year olds

Paperback: 104 pages

Publisher: AAHA Press (November, 2009)

What to Expect: Dogs, Cats, Fun Pet Games, Activities, Cooking

Pets are an everyday part of childhood for more than 60% of the United States’ population. As we head toward the holiday season families will spend more time with their family pets or even consider a new furry family member. There are many wonderful reasons for adopting a pet. They promote the advancement of social attributes in children, including companionship, nurturing, love, affection, responsibility and respect. However, this human-animal bond can quickly dissolve, creating an unsafe environment for the child and the pet if simple safety is not practiced.