Getting a new pet is exciting, but unfortunately many people don’t do their homework ahead of time. While life expectancies vary considerably by breed, potential pet parents should consider that the new animal will be part of their family for at least the next 15 years. You must weigh several important factors before you make a final decision on adoption.
How Well Does the Pet Fit Your Family’s Lifestyle?
A family with several small children and a single older adult each have something different to offer a dog, cat, or other type of pet. Before you start researching breeds or looking at animal adoption websites, take some time to consider your day-to-day lifestyle.