Books by Mary Jane Checchi

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The 50+ Dog Owner: Complete Dog Parenting for Baby Boomers and Beyond

T.F.H. Publications © 2010
(ISBN: 978-0-7938-0643-0)


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Are You the Pet for Me? Choosing the Right Pet for Your Family

St. Martin's Paperbacks © 1999
(ISBN: 0312-96793-4)


Articles by Mary Jane Checchi

Albemarle Family, February 2011

  • A Dog's Life

Broward Family Life, November 2008

  • Pets and Preschoolers

Broward Family Life, September 2008

  • Animal Options

Broward Family Life, January 2008

  • Facing Facts: Parents Usually End Up Being the Primary Pet Caretaker

Broward Family Life, December 2007

  • Pets as Presents?

Broward Family Life, May 2007

  • Kids and Cats: What Parents Should Know

Washington Woman May 2006

  • Prime Time Mothers

P*A*L Newsletter, Summer 2004

Dog & Kennel, June 2002

  • Breed Rescue Leagues Come of Age

Pet Life, March/April 2002

Delaware Pets, September 2001

Paw Print Post, Spring 2001

Georgia Family, September 2000

Big Apple Parent, December 2000 2000-2001 :