There are many considerations when deciding to own a pet. Many take a break for a while, many are life long pet owners. How do you know if a pooch or kitty is a good choice for you? Here are some things to think about.
Will my home be right for them?
- Do I have ample space for them to run, and will my home be warm enough and safe for them to live?
- Will my children get along with them?
- Will my elderly parent be able to handle their needs or limitations?
- How much does a pet cost?
Consider the costs for medical care, check up and unexpected visits included. Be sure to plan for the unexpected expenses.
These are only a few of the questions to ask yourself when considering a pet – what are your answers? What did you decide?