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Giving pets as gifts, the do's and don'ts.

GIVING PETS AS GIFTS. THE DO's AND DON'Ts

DEC 16 2015/MANNY STEEL/PET CARE, GIFTS

Are you thinking about giving that special someone a pet as a gift? We know just how irresistable puppies, kittens, bunnies and all of the other super cute pets are and how it seems like the perfect gift at the time. You should be aware that if you listen to our advice it will require you to do some research on your new pet. So without further adieu here is our checklist on gifting pets.

  1. DO YOUR HOMEWORK! Find out what type of special care or needs they may have before making the decision.
  2. Remember most pets are a lot like children, they require lots of time, dedication, attention, nurturing and affection.
  3. Make sure that the person you are gifting really wants a pet and can give them the proper care and attention.
  4. Are they allergic to the pet you have picked out? This may seem like a dumb thing but it is very common for people to be sensitive to dander, so check this out before you make the leap.
  5. Do you have enough space for they to live a long and happy life with your family.
  6. Will the pet work with your lifestyle? Examples: If you travel a lot and have a empty house most of the time a dog probably would work out for you.

By no means are we saying that you shouldn't bring a pet into your life, Pets are super fun and will bring tons of joy and happiness to you and your families lives. We are just saying that you should be sure that the pet you or your family wants is right.



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