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Kids and Pets: care & Responsibility Lessons

Bringing a new animal home?

Do you want your child to be more involved in the care and responsibility of your new pet?


Does your child want a pet, but you don't want the responsibility of looking after the pet or teaching your child how to look after the pet?


In order to create a lasting, harmonious relationship between the pet and your child, it is important that the child learns to see the pet as a living creature instead of a toy.


Children will learn:

  • How to understand the animal by reading the animal's body language - to know when and how to interact with the animal.

  • What the animal needs to survive.

  • Facts and history of the animal.

  • Feeding the animal.

  • Grooming the animal.

  • Cleaning/Bathing the animal.

  • Cleaning up after the pet (Recognize which items animals will chew or destroy and how to protect belongings).

  • Cleaning the animal's cage, if applicable, or surroundings.

  • Confidence when dealing and interacting with animals.

  • To be gentle. (Never smack, pull ears or tails, or forcibly lead the pet.)

  • When to leave the pet alone and not to disturb the pet.

  • When rough and tumble games are appropriate.


Children can learn about the following animals:
Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Birds, Lizards, and Fish


In Person : Children will learn about the pet of their choice through three (3) private 1-hour (1:1) lessons.

Rate: $120/three 1-hour lessons.

Location: Richmond, BC, Canada

Please contact to book a set of three lessons and for available times.






Online Distance Education:

Children can learn about Rabbits or Cats through an online course.

For more information on the Rabbit Course click here.

For more information on the Cat Course click here.






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To receive information on the benefits of animal interaction and how to incorporate animals into your child's life.

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