Pets are a responsibility and it is important to take it seriously and own responsibly.
Do you have the time to take care of the pet? Pets need lots of love, some more or less depending on the pet.
Do you have space? Pets need space too!
Will the pet fit in with your family? Don't get a pet if it won't fit in with your family or other pets.
Do you have the money to take care of a pet? Pets need food, toys, water, etc... just like little kids. Make sure you are in a financially secure place that you can guarantee your pet a life with you.
It's true pets are a huge responsibility. One of the most important things is to make sure that you do your homework beforehand and choose the right pet for you and your lifestyle.
I found that the pet guide released by Volume One magazine with their last issue was very useful. Check it out on their site here:http://volumeone.org/magazine/issue/129/17.html
by Caitlyn Ramos 2 years ago
What's your opinion on owning exotic animals as pets?What's your opinion on people owning exotic pets? Is it right or wrong or somewhere in between?Also, what animals do you think are considered "exotic"?
by Linda Liebrand 6 years ago
How do you introduce your new baby to your cat or dog?When bringing a new baby home for the first time, your pets might become jealous of the new addition to the family. What are your best tips for diffusing the situation so they become the best of friends?
by Nikola Stankovic 5 years ago
Would you consider owning an exotic pet?By "exotic pet" I mean everything from exotic parrots, fishes, turtles to tarantulas, scorpions, snakes, lizards, beetles and so on. If you already own some, write in your answer which exotic pets you have.I currently own a Bearded Dragon, an...
by Cindy Lawson 6 years ago
If your dog or cat needed a limb amputated would you keep the pet or put it to sleep?For the record I have seen loads of dogs and cats with three, (even two) legs survive perfectly well, but likewise I have seen owners faced with this choice say that either they don't think it is fair to have a...
by Jane Ramona Rynkiewicz Frieman 3 years ago
Having a pet in the household is generally a positive move. They are wonderful companions and a responsibility that can be shared amongst family members. What is your opinion and experience with pets?
by Born Again 05 7 years ago
Does anyone own a monkey for a pet? If so, what kind?
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