If you are thinking about adopting an animal there are some serious questions you need to be asking yourself. A pet is at least a 10-15 year commitment so it’s important to be committed. Here is a list of 11 things to think about before you adopt a pet.
10. Do You Have The Time (And Willingness) To Train Them?
Part of responsible pet ownership is training your pet to behave. This includes the tedious task of training your puppy to pee outside, or your cat to use the litter box. “If your happy home is going to remain a happy home, thehousetraining will need to start immediately after bringing your pet home,” said Victoria Heuer said on PetMD.com. It can’t wait, and it will require a lot of time and attention.
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