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Guinea Pig

  • 1.  Guinea Pig

    Posted 28 days ago
    "COVID 19 Pendamic" animal  not allowed  in toddlers  classroom  because  children  touch  them so many  times.
    Save them from  so many  allergy.

  • 2.  RE: Guinea Pig

    Posted 28 days ago
    This is so sad.   The benefits of having pets in the classroom are many and children exposed to pet dander in small amounts can build up resistance to allergies.  I am sorry this is one of the realities of CV-19 and wish you the best!

    Donna King
    Professor of Human Development
    Irvine Valley College
    Anaheim CA

  • 3.  RE: Guinea Pig

    Posted 26 days ago
    Hello- we have a rabbit - Luna Blue. She has been with us for almost 2 years, she is located in the lobby. the children love her and say hello and good bye each day to her, it really helps with some transitions for the children as well. We have the families sign up to take her home for the weekend and then share how their time was with Luna. It's been great to have Luna with us.

    Jennifer Fairfield
    Center Director
    Bright Horizons
    Gaithersburg MD

  • 4.  RE: Guinea Pig

    Posted 27 days ago
    Great content,loved it 
    Mini Santosh

  • 5.  RE: Guinea Pig

    Posted 25 days ago
    Our center has had a dwarf bunny in the classroom for close to 16 years. She recently passed away and we got a mini lop. We have found that animals are a wonderful addition to the classroom. They help to teach so many lessons to the children in our care and have truly enriched the lives of so many children over the past 16 years. We have also had snakes, hamsters, fish, hermit crabs, and even rats.

    Tara Gray
    Cornerstone Children's Center
    Berkeley CA

  • 6.  RE: Guinea Pig

    Posted 2 days ago
    Health & Safety: Our first  concern but there's  something wrong  when we avoid  the situation. That classroom  is closed  due to  COVID 19 now who take responsibility  for cleaning & feeding  Guinea  pig.
    Why not  NAEYC take strong steps NO animal  inside the Toddler's Classroom, It should be outside the classroom.I love pet but children's  safety is our first concern. 

    * Children  touch  the animal. 
    *Please do something 
    *Save the Children's