More Information about Pets
Another word for pet is companion animal, this is apt because this is the primary reason we keep domesticated animals. Often a significant bond is formed between humans and animals, which can be just as strong as human relationships. Another key purpose for keeping pets is protection, for example, the bark of a dog can deter intruders and alert the owner of possible problems.There are many other reasons why we keep animals assistance and work - guide dogs, sheep dogs, cats to help control rodents and even goats to help cut grass. The most popular pets are dogs and cats but there are so many types of animals which can be kept at home such as rabbits, mice, hamsters, gerbils, rats, chinchillas, fish and aquatic pets, birds, reptiles and even insects such as ants.