Pick the Right Pet for Your Family
Pet Expert Cheryl Hansen had advice for choosing the pet that's right for your family.
*First question to ask--WHY are you considering adding a pet to your household?
*Can you AFFORD a pet? No such thing as a FREE dog or cat.
*What TYPE of pet is your best choice? Factors to consider include living situation, tolerance for shedding, energy level, temperament , do homework, breed research, talk to pet owners/breeders
*WHERE TO LOOK for a pet? Pet Finder is a great place to find a variety of adoptable pets.
*How to EVALUATE a potential pet? Tips for approaching a potential pet, how to interact, what to look for, mini-tests