Owning a pet is a great responsibility. The children’s books about caring for pets from the below list help the young owners learn everything one needs about caring for pets.
If your child is asking for a pet, these books are a great start as an introduction to the responsibilities a child needs to bear after having a pet animal.
Wide ranges of pets are covered – starting with usual puppies to unusual ones like bearded dragons.
With simple words and colorful pictures – these books are a great guide for A to Z of pet care for any child.
//Check out our Master list of children’s books about pets here.
Children’s books about caring for pets
Gordon’s Guide to Caring for Your Guinea Pigs
Isabel Thomas, Rick Charles Peterson
This is a Guinea Pig pet care book written for elementary-grade students. Complete with all helpful information about Guinea Pig a child needs to know – feeding, exercising, cage cleaning, etc. The photographs are bright and clear and labeled with simple texts. A pet care book- beginner readers can read by themselves. Check here on Amazon. Check the other books for all other pets from the series Pet’s Guides here.
The Everything Pet Rabbit Handbook
This simple pet care book is written for tweens. Starting with – how to pick up a bunny to bunny proofing your house – every topic is covered in detail. The book even helps with understanding the body language of bunnies. A must for a rabbit owner. Check here on Amazon.
Puppy Training for Kids
Colleen Pelar and Amber Johnson
Introduce your child to puppy care through this book. Purchasing puppies, housetraining, understanding body language, basics of puppy training, and fun games one can play with puppies – everything is covered in a kid-friendly detailed manner. A book for middle graders. Check here on Amazon.
A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens
Right from selecting a kid-friendly breed to crafts and recipes children can do for their chicken – this book has everything covered. Full of information about how to take care of pet chicken, this book is s helpful guide for children and adults raising or planning to raise chicken. Check here on Amazon.
Caring for Hermit Crabs: A 4D Book (Expert Pet Care)
The first book any child needs to read while getting ready to pet a Hermit crab. Understand more about the mysterious Hermit crabs care. Written in a beginner friendly format – a book for elementary level. Check here on Amazon.
Cherry Hill’s Horse Care for Kids
A beginner introduction book about owning a horse. Find how to select a horse, how to build the stall according to proper measurement, care, feeding, training, bathing schedule, blankets for your horse – everything one needs to know. A book for tweens, teens, and even adults. Check here on Amazon.
Mini Pig Training Book
Kimberly L Chronister, Stephanie Matlock, Kevin Gottuso
Pigs are very intelligent animals. It is important to train a pig correctly to make it a part of the family. The training guides and tools in this book are detailed enough and easy to follow. Check here on Amazon.
How to Look After Your Hamster
Find out how to choose a hamster, feeding, and healthcare. A great resource for any child planning to get a hamster pet. Also, instructions about taking care of the pet once it becomes part of the family. Full of pictures and basic information – this book is for pet-loving elementary graders. Check here on Amazon.
Bearded Dragons: The Essential Guide to Ownership & Care for Your Pet
A book about everything a child needs to know about owning a bearded dragon pet. Bearded dragons are a low maintenance pet and easy to handle. Anyone can now become a bearded dragon owner with the helpful information present in this book. Check here on Amazon.