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Quiz: Which Type of Pet Should Your Family Adopt?

February 29, 2016

which type of pet should your family adopt?So, you have made the decision to add a furry (or maybe scaly) member to your family. There are many benefits to having a family pet, but there are also many responsibilities. And, depending on the type of pet your family gets, there could be a lot of money, time and effort put into caring for an animal.

Choosing the right pet for your family is an important decision, and there are many things that you should take into consideration.

Take the quiz below for a fun look into which type of pet is a good fit for your family’s lifestyle:

Which of the following best describes your household?

How frequently is someone at home?

Are the expenses to buy a pet (adoption/purchase fees, toys, training aids, obedience school, etc.) and ongoing costs (veterinary care, food, medication, emergency medical care) a concern?

Does anyone in your family have experience with pets?

Why are you thinking of adopting a pet?

How much time does the (realistic) primary caregiver have to devote to caring for a pet each day?

Which of the following best describes your home?

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