I am a dog person, no doubt about it. I was raised with dogs – we were never without at least one dog in the family throughout my growing up years – and I’ve always had at least one dog in our family since becoming an adult myself.
Dogs are good folks, and I think my kids are better off for having our canine family members in their lives.
And while I totally respect that dog ownership isn’t right for every family, for those families who ARE able to take on the care of a canine, I can think of a great many reasons why having dogs around is good for growing kids.
Here are just a few of them….
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