When it comes kids and pets - dogs and cats are at the top of the favorites list.
Pets are very therapeutic for children. Love on them and cuddle and be around, when things are hectic and stressful.
The children we talked to explained that their favorite pets mean so much to them and are like a member of the family, And when school is out during the summer, they can spend more time with them. Here are a few of the kids we photographed and talked to with their four-legged pals.