March 26, 2018
Coming home after a long and exhausting day and being greeted by your warm, soft and loving pet is something many of us dream about. They don’t care how successful you are, how much money you earn or how that big presentation went – they are always happy to see you. But it is not only fun-and-games. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility and should bring with it a number of serious considerations before bringing one home. We have compiled a brief checklist of some of the major points to keep in mind.
Let’s be honest. Puppies and kittens are adorable. Tiny, fluffy and just eatable! But they grow up and most animals live between 10-15 years. Getting a pet should be a long-term commitment and you need to be aware of this! The idea is to find a forever home for an animal, not a transitory step through.
Does getting a pet fit your lifestyle? What is your daily routine like? If you work 12 hours a day, a dog may not be the best choice for you. How much time will the animal be alone? Do you travel a lot? Is your home pet-friendly? Consider the size of your future pet in comparison to the amount of room you have available and the age of the future family members of your desired pet. Nothing is impossible, they are just considerations worth having before bringing your furry friend home.
Animals are animals, but