Skills for life – animals and pets in schools

2021-10-03T10:10:02+01:00August 5th, 2021|Therapeutic benefits of animals|

For many children, having a pet is the first time they begin to take care of another living being and to understand what it needs to be able to thrive and grow and be healthy. The life skills that come with looking after animals are not only enriching but show children their role in caring for others, developing empathy and responsibility in ensuring the pet's needs are met.