Kids Growing Up with Pets can Become Snorers
A team of Nordic researches studied over sixteen thousand people and determined that having a pet as a child can increase your chances to snore as an adult. There are other related factors, such as frequent ear infections and respiratory infections as a child that also influence adult snoring as well. However, every where I’ve read reports of this study on the Internet all emphasize the ‘pet’ issue. Therefore, I’d like to shed a different light on kids having a pet.
There is no better friend to a child than their pet. A pet can teach a child respect, responsibility and most importantly the feeling of unconditional love. What I cringe at however is when parents agree to take the ‘pet plunge’ with the agreement that a young child accept all responsibilities of the animal. A ten year old does not have the maturity needed to accept full responsibility of a pet. Nor does a twelve year old, or fifteen year old or even some full grown adults! If you are a parent and agree to the nagging of your children to take the pet plunge, accept the responsibility of your new friend as a family; don’t expect the kids to go this alone.
Kids can however do many things to assist in the care of the four legged family member; which can help ‘set them up’ to be better pet parents when they are adults. Cleaning the litter box, cleaning and changing the water bowl each day, and taking charge of exercising duties for both the dog or cat can all be educational experiences for kids (and exercise!). The feeding duties for pets would depend on the animal’s personality and depend on the maturity of the child. But please parents, don’t give the child more than they can handle.
A pet can enhance a family’s life. Properly cared for a pet will touch the lives of every family member. And with regards to the snoring issue, even if that is completely true I don’t think snoring as an adult can compare to growing up without a pet.
Wishing you and your pet the best,
Truth About Pet Food
More articles on pet foods and pet treats can be found here: http://www.TruthAboutPetFood.com/PawsClub.html
All rights reserved PPC Publications.
Help Big Cat Rescue
Learn which dog foods, cat foods, and pet treats
Contain risky and inferior ingredients
And which pet foods contain the highest quality ingredients.
A full one year subscription of Petsumer Report™ Online costs less than $1.50 per month. That’s cheaper than the cost of one cup of coffee a month! About $.03 cents per review for just the existing pet food and treat reviews (as of August 2008 there are over 700 pet foods and treats reviewed). Forty plus reviews are added each month. By the time your year subscription expires there will be well over 1000 reviews of dog foods, cat foods, dog and cat treats, and soon pet toys and other pet supplies.
$17.95 for a one year online subscription.
$5.00 of every sale goes directly to Big Cat Rescue.
Help Big Cat Rescue and learn the Truth about Pet Food! Nutrition is one of the most neglected areas of pet care. Modern veterinary science tells us that the average size dog (30 pounds) should have a life span of 25 years and the average size cat should have a life span of 30 years. Sadly, we lose them far earlier. Genetics, environment, and nutrition – or lack of nutrition – all plays a role in the life expectancy of your pet. Improve your pet’s diet – improve their health and extend their life span.
Pet Food meat ingredients come from two VERY different categories or classifications…Pet grade/quality ingredients (which can be diseased or sick animals or animal parts rejected for use in human food) or Human grade/quality ingredients.
Do you know which your pet is eating?
Pet foods and Treats can legally contain chemical preservatives linked to cancer and tumors.
Do you know if they are in your
pet’s food or treats?
Many pet food manufacturers import pet food ingredients outside the US – from countries with little to no government regulations or quality control.
Do you know if any ingredient in your pet’s food
comes from outside the US?
Petsumer Report Does!
Let Petsumer Report help you find which pet foods DON’T use risky or inferior ingredients AND help Big Cat Rescue at the same time. Purchase a one year subscription to Petsumer Report Online today.
It’s simple to login after purchase. Go to www.TruthAboutPetFood.com. Click on the link at the top right of the page that says “Just Purchased Petsumer Report? Click Here to Register your subscription”. On the following page – enter the User Name and Password of your choice and your order number provided in your receipt email – and you’re set. Within minutes you can be scanning and comparing hundreds of different dog foods, cat foods, and treats. Return anytime to check out new reviews – 24/7. For all follow up logins go to www.TruthAboutPetFood.com. Click on the link at the top left of the page that says ‘Login to Petsumer Report’. Enter your User Name and Password. It’s that simple!
One more bonus available ONLY to supporters of Big Cat Rescue…
Instead of just one year, I’ll add an additional three months to your Petsumer Report Online subscription. Now…15 months for the one year subscription price of $17.95 – and $5.00 of every sale goes to benefit Big Cat Rescue.
This is a limited time offer. Don’t put it off another day!
Click Here to Order and Take Advantage of this Special Offer
Please note: This special offer to benefit Big Cat Rescue is ONLY available on the special page link above. You can read more about Petsumer Report at www.PetsumerReport.com or learn more about pet food at www.TruthAboutPetFood.com – but to help Big Cat Rescue and receive the bonus three months on your subscription – you MUST make your purchase on the Special Big Cat Rescue page linked above.
Link to Shopping Cart Page for Big Cat Rescue Special Offer:
Show Comments (0)