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Are Your Kids Sad or Acting Out? Often a dog can make things better!

In Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Are you or your kids having a rough time? Going through a separation or divorce is never easy, especially on children. It’s a very emotional time, where the lows often overwhelm the highs. Sometimes a dog can help you and your children through this tough time. Benefits to Dog Ownership Research studies have shown that kids with dogs are less likely to suffer from anxiety. Kids can talk out their problems with their dogs without fear of rejection or criticism. Dogs don’t judge or criticize. They just wag their tails and show lots of love. Just holding or petting a dog provides emotional comfort. The emotional bond between children and dogs is very strong. The loyalty is fierce. Children going through a divorce can feel abandoned by one or even …