Choosing a Pet

There are few things more exciting than bringing a new pet into your life. The love and companionship that they provide is priceless! However, choosing the right pet is a big decision and it is important to find the right match. Ask yourself these questions to help you decide which pet is right for you.

  • Can I afford to care for a pet?
  • Do I have time to train my new pet?
  • How much time do I have to exercise and play with my pet?
  • What size pet is appropriate for me?
  • Does anyone in the family have allergies to pets?
  • Do I have room for a big dog?
  • Do I have a fenced in yard?
  • Do I have a place for a litter box?
  • Do I need a pet that is good with children?
  • How will my other pets adapt to a new puppy or kitten?
  • Do I want to train and housebreak a puppy?
  • Do I want a pet that is very energetic or one that is more laid back?
  • Do I want a pet that is very independent or likes a lot of attention?
  • Do I want a pet with long hair or short hair?
  • Am I concerned about shedding?
  • Will my pet require regular professional grooming?
  • Who will care for my pet if I travel?

There are many things to consider when making the decision to bring a new pet into your life. We are happy to help you in your journey to find your next best friend!

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