Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

Children and Their Pets

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Two blonde haired girls are sitting next to a white with tan brindle Bulldog. They all are looking forward. The Bulldogs head is tilted to the left.

Studies have shown that owning pets can be very beneficial to children. Not only does it teach them responsibility, but a pet can be a wonderful friend. It gives children a sense of and a respect for the other creatures of the earth while helping them to grow up stable and happy.

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A boy in a blue jacket is sitting against a tree and next to him is a tan with white and black Shetland Sheepdog that is looking to the left.

This is Emily, a Shetland Sheepdog and her best buddy Bryce.

A smiling boy in a blue jacket is laying on his stomach in grass outside. There is a tan with white and black Shetland Sheepdog sitting on the boy's back.
A child in a blue and white polkadot dress is kneeling in front of a black and tan Bloodhound that is laying on its right side. There is another child in a pink polka dot dress behind the dog.

The patient, mild-mannered Bloodhound is an excellent patient for Dr. Emily and her assistant! Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Bloodhounds

A girl in a blue polka dot dress and a girl in a pink polka dot dress are laying around a black and tan Bloodhound dog sleeping in grass.

Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Bloodhounds

A girl in a pink polka dot dress is sitting behind a black and tan Bloodhound and in front of it is a girl in a blue polka dot dress. The Bloodhound is licking the girl in fronts hand.

Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Bloodhounds

A girl in a blue polka dot dress is putting a Stethoscope on the side of a Bloodhound that is laying in grass. There is a girl in a pink polka dot dress sitting next to the Bloodhound.

Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Bloodhounds

A girl in a blue polka dot dress and a red bandana is kneeling behind a sleeping Bloodhound. In front of it is a girl in a pink dress sitting in dirt.

Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Bloodhounds

Close up - A girl is sleeping in a bed with her head on a Barbie pillow and next to her is a Havanese puppy looking forward.

Havanese are excellent little dogs for children. This is Emily and her new little Havanese puppy Misty. Photo courtesy of MistyTrails Havanese

A baby in a colorful onesie is laying for a photo next to a black and white Boston Terrier. The Boston Terrier has its mouth open and tongue curled out. It is looking to the left.

This is Chelsea and her best friend Buddy, a Boston Terrier.

Close up - A boy in a blue sweatshirt is sitting in the backseat of a car and he has a black and white Boston Terrier puppy in his arms.

This is CJ and Rocky the Boston Terrier. A cutie holding a cutie!