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Wat kind of pet should I get my 15month old daughter? has 2 b small, tough & it

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    AmberB01posted 6 years ago

    Wat kind of pet should I get my 15month old daughter? has 2 b small, tough & it can't b a cat or dog

    Where I live I'm not able to have a dog, but I have a 1 1/2 year old daughter that really wants a pet. We need something small but tough and will be able to be rough housed with. What should I get?

  2. lee custodio profile image83
    lee custodioposted 6 years ago

    maybe you could opt to have a goldfish instead for a pet. fun and relaxing to look at and it comes with a protective bowl or aquarium. smile

  3. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    15 months old is really too young for a pet.  At that age they do not understand how to treat and animal and are not capable of empathy.  As lee custodio says, a goldfish would be a good choice.

  4. wychic profile image90
    wychicposted 6 years ago

    I'd have to agree with the other responses here -- though goldfish should never be put in a bowl, they need a lot more room than that. Another option is to set up a terrarium and catch or buy bugs for her to watch and learn about. As she gets older and learns how to properly handle and take care of a pet, rats are excellent, even-tempered pets that are usually mellow enough to be around kids. I would recommend no kids younger than three, though, and then only if they have learned that it is NOT okay to rough-house with a pet of any kind.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Goldfish-An-Overview-of-Comets

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Tips-for-Keeping-Bugs-as-Pets

  5. Whitney05 profile image83
    Whitney05posted 6 years ago

    At a toddler age, I would only suggest a dog or cat that you will be willing and plan on caring for. Any pet that you get your daughter will need to be cared for by you. No reptile or small animal can really take too much rough housing, not even the kid friendly guinea pig or pet rat.

 
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