The season for giving gifts is one that is fun and rewarding to both gift giver and the receiver, but there certain things to take into consideration, especially when you are thinking of giving an animal as a gift. Puppy adoption is a big decision to make and has a lot of responsibility attached to it. If you are getting a new puppy or are giving one to somebody as a present this season remember and take into account the practical sides to owning a pet.
Children are often taken in to the idea of owning a pet and are often attracted to the cuteness of puppies and kittens. If you are planning on puppy adoption or giving a pet as a gift to a child be sure that the child is aware of the responsibilities involved and that they, or anyone who is adopting a new pet, are both able and prepared to take proper care of the animal.
As well as kitten or puppy adoption, another good idea for the gift season may be to give a gift of security and good health by taking out pet health insurance – which is both a practical and a responsible thing to offer any pet owner and pet.