You’ve finally given in to the heartfelt pleas from your children and are beginning your search for a new addition to your family. What kind of pet should you get? A dog? A cat? A hamster? Doesn’t every child want a pony? Choosing a family pet is not a spur of the moment decision. It is a life long commitment you’re making – to accept responsibility for the health and welfare of another living creature.
While pets can be a perfect companion for both young and old, there are important things to take into consideration when making your decision.