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Article Explores Pets and Young Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

08/26/21 By
Merck Veterinary Manual

COVID-19 has had a major impact on household routines and daily life, and this has had consequences for the dynamics between pets and people. This article, part of Nature's Emergency Public Health Collection, addresses issues related to young children and their interactions with pets within the context of the recent world health crisis and the resultant lockdowns.

Read more about pets and young children during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Early Childhood Education Journal.

More information on the health benefits of pet ownership is available in the MSD Veterinary Manual.

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