Before choosing a pet for you, there are many things that you have to consider. Ask yourself if you’re able to provide adequate care to your pets. Taking care of pets requires your time, money and unconditional love. If you have kids, get a pet that will be kid friendly. You have to make sure that your house has enough space and time to spare for your pet. There are many animals to choose from, that will be a loving pet to you.
For dog lovers
There are dog lovers everywhere; who doesn’t love their puppy eyes and playfulness? Dogs are available in many breeds. They require alot of your time, exercise, attention and space. You have to make sure that your house is well protected so that your dog does not run into the street, to cause an accident. Owning a dog will cost you from $600 – $900 yearly, depending on the breed of your dog. You have to pay regular visits to the veterinarian with your dog, to check on their medical and dietary needs.
For cat lovers
Cats are said to be intelligent, so less supervision is needed on cats but it doesn’t mean that you have to stop loving them and giving them your time. If you are planning to move into another state or a country and has no way of taking your cat with you, you can contact a company which provides cat transport in Australia. Give your cat play toys, they love to them! Taking care of a cat will cost you around $600 a year. The same care that is given to a dog from the veterinarian, should be given to the cat.
Hamsters and rodents
If you have kids, these pets are the most suited and the kid friendly type. They are good, if you are running on a tight budget. However, the life span of these lovely creatures are really short and you will need to take care of the unpleasant smell.
Fish as pets
Watching fish swim around in a fish tank or in a pond will help relax your mind and will reduce stress levels but fish needs to be given careful monitoring. Fishes are not the pet for you, if you want a pet to cuddle. Taking care of fishes will not cost you a lot but will only cost you around $40, annually. You have to clean the tank regularly, provide them with oxygen and give them fish food.
Lizards are not commonly used as pets but they can be good pets. They are very happy on their own, even if they’re not given a lot of attention. Lizards are very easy to take care of but it will be hard to know if they are in good condition.