I have seen a lot shared by families about finding a dog as a therapy or emotional pet for your child with a diagnosis.
Of course, with such trained dogs, comes the price to help raise them into what makes them useful.
As far as my research has informed me, these prices can go as high as $15,000 and even higher! Most families that I have seen usually do fundraisers or donations to help pay this.
But me being the mom that I am and strive to be, I knew I could find him another pet in which he could have for emotional support.
For me, emotional support can mean just having something other than family or human, to love and care for.
We found that Oliver was not scared of small, calm animals like our household cat, and now new, rabbit. He decided to name her Sky High (because he loves Paw Patrol).
When we brought her home, she was just two months of age. A tiny little thing!
Not only has she been a great pet for him to love on, it has shown his responsibility too.
He is always so excited when I tell him it is time for him to help me feed her, change her bedding, and give her some water for drinking.
His little Sky was handled by hand since birth, so we don’t ever have to worry about her nibbling his fingers.
For Oliver being such a young age, a bunny is easy to keep up with, and is a little easier for us to afford right now while we introduce things like care and responsibility to him.
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