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Rufus the nursery dog

Rufus the nursery dog
Rufus is a Schnoodle puppy that has joined the team at Banana Moon, making up a fluffy and cute staff member.

Did you know that children that are exposed to a pet are 33% less likely to display antisocial behaviours? The are links to more confident readers when a child has the ability to sit and read to a dog.  Access to a dog can help to teach children how to read body language and changes in social interactions which is such a later life skills.

To make sure we meet Rufus's needs, he  goes home to a loving house every night. He gets groomed every 6 weeks. He has a weekly toothbrushing routines.  Ardene Vets maintain all his flea and worming treatment with the children taking him up to the vets often.  He goes to the dog park, beach, cafe's and plays with pup friends in his free time.

Have you seen the Care Inspectorate's document on animal magic Animal Magic | Care Inspectorate Hub ? There are some links on You Tube about animal magic and the benefits it can have on children and older citizen's. Animal Magic - Terry Wiseman (3-5 Coordinator, Playbarn Nursery) (youtube.com)  Animal Magic - Julie Wiseman (Manager, Playbarn Nursery) (youtube.com)  Animal Magic - Karen West (Care Assistant, Jarvis Court) (youtube.com)

You can follow Rufus and his adventures on our Facebook and Instagram page (2) Facebook  Banana Moon Bridge of Don (@bmbridgeofdon) 

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We are open 7.30am - 6.30pm

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Bridge of Don

Banana Moon Day Nursery, Laverocks Brae, Whitestripes Road
Bridge of Don
AB22 8AW

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