Sunday Post: To Keep Or Not To Keep A Pet?

The question arises in the family where one of the family member asks the elders of the house before bringing in a pet. The answer is somehow considered to be mutual whereas, the answer should be thought over and over again in order to make the correct decision. First of all most of the people make mistakes and that is not deciding together whether to keep a pet or not. It is very essential to understand that PETS are not for entertainment neither a toy to play with. The animals are very emotional, and attached with their owners as they take them as family and that is what they have until the end of their time. Most families do take in account to sit down and think over how would they work out their time around a pet. Having a pet is a difficult task for those who would own for the first time. Before reading on this article I would like you to visit my previous Article of Want To Be A Pet Parent, where you would learn how to keep a pet and what things you need to consider before having one. Always remember that Animals are just like children, they also need the same time, affection, care and love from you as your child does, they also have their needs and you do need to take care of them throughout your lifetime because this is what you would be volunteering to.

Here is the list below which you should consider before thinking about adding a furry friend to your family.

1- Be prepared with the breed and type of an Animal that you choose as a pet;

2- Be careful with the treatment of your children with pets as with the consequences, Animals are not to be blamed if your child bothers them, a good parenting is keeping an eye on your pet and training them what is good and bad;

3- Vet visits would come along, regular checkups, annual vaccinations, deworming and grooming;4

4- Monitor their diet, as you would have to watch how far their health is improving;

5- Weather plays a vital role in the health of the Animal so it is necessary to check which breed and characteristic are your willing to take care of through your lifetime.

If you have these pointers ready in your head then you’re all good otherwise it is always advised that it is good to sit together and do a proper homework before getting yourself a Pet, because we are not talking about a Toy, we are concerned about a Lifetime responsibility of an Animal.

Let me know if you have any queries in the comment section below.

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Author: Hena Osman

An Animal Lover, Blogger for Animal Rights, Animal Enthusiast, Animal Whisperer and an Animal Activist. My blog is all about Educating and Creating Awareness about Animals co-existence in our society. There is a void which is still existing in the mindsets of the people and my articles are all about clearing the concept about how well Humans and Animals can live together on this land with full freedom.

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