What is a good beginner pet?
Many pet experts believe that small rodents like hamsters, mice or gerbils are good introduction into the world of pets and are very good at helping to teach kids responsibility in caring for an animal.
What is the best place to buy a pet?
There are several methods all with their own pros and cons, buying from a shelter for example is a very responsible way of buying a pet, but there could be issues with the past treatment and temperament. Pet shops are an easy way of choosing a pet, usually coming with expert advice and guidance, although it can be difficult knowing the origin of the pet and any potential future health problems. It is always best to shop around and take your time and assess the best option for you and your family. Pets are for life not just for Christmas!