On the Fence About Getting Your Kids a Dog? Think About This... by Gail Harris
Love. Caring. Fun. Responsibility. Even if your child is very young, having a dog fosters learning. Already have one? Then I know you know what I mean. I was never a dog person. But my son was probably a dog in a former life. By the time he was 5, I knew that I could not NOT get him a dog!
So we did our research and decided upon a rare breed called Coton de Tulear, because they are true companion dogs. That was six years ago, and to this day I tell my son, “Thank you. Because of you, I know what loving a dog is all about.” He beams. Every time.
But I think any dog will do. The joy that our Dukie has brought into our home makes me know that we always get what we need and love is what matters most. Dogs aren’t for every family. But if you have ever considered it, I say, ruff, ruff.