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Pets for the Family and for the Classroom

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This list gives educators and family members resources on how care for pets, while safely and responsibly connecting animals with young children.

Table of Contents

IEL Resources

Tip Sheets


Web Resources

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home
  • Family Child Care
  • Child Care Center
  • Preschool Program

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family
  • Teachers / Service providers

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
Reviewed: 2023