Heart of Texas Animal Rescue

The Benefits of Pets With Kids

Teach Children to Respect Animals' Boundaries

​​Serving Midlothian, Mansfield, Waxahachie, and the greater Ellis County area.

Animals DO have feelings.

1. Pets help teach manners and responsibility. 

2. Pets help with learning.

3. Pets provide comfort.

4. Pets encourage nurturing.

5. Pets help keep kids healthy.

6. Pets build family bonds.

7.  Pets encourage physical activity.

8.  Pets help develop social skills.

9.  Pets help teach respect for other living things.

10. Pets help provide lessons about life.

11. Pets help teach kids values.

12. Pets help boost self-esteem.