A first pet can teach a child responsibility, but different pets work for different
households. Learn about 10 great first pets to consider.
Small pets are good options for children older than 5 because they can be a
great ... seem too short if the pet dies, giving your child her first exposure to death.
Can't decide whether your family should get a dog or a cat? Bird or hamster? Use
our cheat sheet to help pick the perfect pet for your family.
Marc Morrone discusses which type and breed of animals make the best first pets
When choosing a child's first pet, people often think first of small animals such as
gerbils, hamsters, ... If so, your child may be a good match for a small animal.
A first pet is an exciting and demanding challenge for a young child. ... Guinea
pigs make especially good pets for very young children because they are docile,
I have 3 kids 2,8 and 10 and we're talking about getting a new pet. ... of pet next
time, but i wondered what people think would be a good choice? ... My DS now
has degus which are great fun but definately not suitable for small children. ...
and gentle around them, particularly when you first get them as they ...
Wait until your child expresses an interest in getting a pet. If you bring something
home for them before they mention it, there's a very good chance that they'll be ...
Feb 5, 2011 ... So..in short...what first pet did you have as a child and what, if you have already ...
I did have 2 pet rats growing up and they are good pets, very ...
Small dogs make a good first pet ... have a big reputation as the number one
dogs for families with young children because they have a reliable temperament.