How much of this is dog in the window? Or better yet, how much it will change your life? If you are one in a city or are married with children in the suburbs by the animal to your family one of the most important decisions that went over their adorable furry faces and slobbery kisses. It's really hard to resist the new miracle waiting for a puppy or kitten, but before you make the jump, remember that the animals require a large commitment both financially and emotionally. Take a long, realistic look at family and their various personalities before you bring home a new pet. If you are the type that forgets to water plants, you may be better with the lower content of animals such as fishes. Do you need Furry Animals, but not a fixed schedule? Opt for mumps, but not a dog. Spend a little time, now to you, the right decision for you and help your family and her new friend until fluffy.
Sarah on "delayed gratification"
"Hardly a week goes by without my son's campaign for a dog. My husband, sometimes the gang with me, but with my youngest does not even know yet, I do, that we are not ready." At least I know I'm ready! I am realistic enough to know that I have a walk with the dog in the snow and rain, and I'm not just ready to add it to your plate, but it can be so seductive. Instead, I tell my son that we consider to choose the right dog for him when he was 10, and can help me. At the same time, I research different breeds, that he is interested, but not "I want it now" syndrome. "
Alicia on "Try it"
"My husband and daughter both dog lovers, and I'm not just interested in having a dog right now. But is guilty rather than everyone, I offered to become my favorite parenting skills of low-maintenance animals first attempt. We chose as a goldfish, it is as simple as you can get. So, I see how willing they are to care and maintenance on a smaller scale, before you jump in and a dog. still working on their skills, so it looks like a dog moves on the back burner for the moment. "
Here's what to think, if you think animals:
1st Find Mr. or Mrs. (Ferry) Right.
This is not just a cat against dog, because there are many different types of animals to be examined before choosing the right one for you. To meet the needs of your family before making a final decision. You want a pet that you on hikes or family will accompany you are really looking for something less maintenance, are easy with a neighbor when you can go to grandma be left? Consider aggravate allergies or health problems, as have many kinds of animals fur, allergies and asthma.
2nd Determine the distribution of work ahead of schedule.
Whether walking the changing cat litter, feeding the hamster, or walk the dog, there are many new challenges that can be included on the list of household chores as soon as you bring a new pet at home. Sit down and have a family meeting and share the duties as a person is not a major burden does the work. It is overwhelming for a family member to do so, and if you pre-determine whose job it is to cut fresh vegetables for the rabbits, will be less frustration and battles to be on the road.
3rd Keep it all together.
Remember, as you start kindergartner necessary documents about him all of his recordings do not have time to his first day at school? Well, animals of the same type of securities. You must obtain an annual appointment to maintain current vaccinations, and to obtain a license from your city, you need evidence. Keep them all together in one place means you do not need to look through the various files tear, whether Bugsy had Bordatella shot.