Tips for Adopting the Perfect Family Pet

  • Before you adopt a pet, talk to family members about what kind of pet they want.
  • If you’re getting a pet for your children, don’t expect the kiddies to do all the work.
  • Decide ahead of time which age appropriate responsibilities your children will have.
  • Make sure your family is ready for the changes a new pet will bring – extra walks and playtime, potty training, obedience training, veterinary and everyday expenses, etc.
  • Confirm whether anyone in your family suffers from allergies.
  • Know that some animals and young children may not play well together.
  • Make sure a pet suits your home and lifestyle –your energy level should match that of your new pet!
  • Create a schedule to share responsibility for caring for your pet.
  • Know how to introduce a new pet into your home with your family and other pets. We can help!

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