A book to help families answer the question: Should we get a dog?
Almost every parent has heard the question, “Please, can we get a dog?” Now there is a book that will help families answer that question, a book that supports either answer. Are You Ready for Me? shows what life will be like with a dog, both the responsibilities and the joys In the text, a dog and a pup, waiting to be chosen at an animal adoption center, ask two children questions about how they will be treated.
Children and their parents will recognize what it will mean on a daily basis to bring a dog into the family. Families who choose to adopt a dog will use this delightfully illustrated book to prepare for and to anticipate the big day. Parents can also draw on the book to review responsibilities of family members to pets they already have, though their young children are likely to request hearing the book many times, just for the pleasure of seeing the bond between pets and their people.
ResourcesDownload the ‘Are You Ready for a Dog’ Kit