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Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Helpful friends teach Elmo to care for a pet in gentle show.

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The title is a spoiler, but the journey to get to the goal still counts in Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy. Parents who are interested in introducing a pet, especially a puppy, into the home can consider this welcome content for the youngest members of their family. Gentle lessons about care told through songs are intended to teach the youngest viewers about adopting a pet.

Look a little deeper, and there is a message about the importance of home. Home as the place where one is cozy, cared for, fed, and loved. Even if the new member of the family isn't born in the home, but rather adopted into the home, the elements of "home" are universal. Sesame Street has always delivered messages about love, care, and acceptance. This show is no exception.

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