dog care for kids

In celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week 2015, ThinkKind Australia has launched a fabulous and fun colour-in booklet that’s perfect for canine-crazy students! Life Hacks for Hounds and Hoo-mans! outlines important dog care information for kids with helpful illustrations that students can colour in. DOWNLOAD BOOKLET HERE (Word document).

The 13-page booklet is a great resource for both teachers and parents to teach children about responsible dog ownership, and the many responsibilities of animal guardians.

The booklet provides age-appropriate information about:

  • caring for a puppy
  • walking your dog
  • bathing your dog
  • cleaning up accidents
  • dog health, safety and basic first aid
  • travelling with dogs
  • dealing with a lost dog
  • separation anxiety, and more.

This booklet was produced by Anna McHugh, ThinkKind Australia’s Education Officer and is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 2.5 Australia licence. Please read our terms of use for more information. 

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