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community.petco.com/t5/Blog/Start-Small-What-s-the-Best-First-Pet-for-Your-Child/ba-p/65198

Mar 29, 2017 ... When deciding on your first pet, consider the pet's specific needs and your capability—and your child's—to properly care for the pet. While pets ...

www.petsit.com/choosing-your-childs-first-pet

There are differing opinions among experts as to which pets are best for children. According to Dr. Lianne McLeod, the veterinary guide for exotic pets at ...

www.parents.com/parenting/pets/kids/best-small-pets-for-your-child1

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.

animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/10-great-first-pets.htm

A first pet can teach a child responsibility, but different pets work for different households. Learn about 10 great first pets to consider.

www.healthline.com/health/best-pets-for-kids

Jul 28, 2017 ... Owning a pet can be a rewarding experience for a child. ... creatures might not be the first to come to mind when thinking of pets for children.

www.themorningbulletin.com.au/news/every-child-should-have-pet-what-good/1922553

Jun 26, 2013 ... Surely even a guinea pig or a rabbit or a mouse, which don't requiring walking every day, would be good for a child's first pet?

www.dummies.com/pets/choosing-a-childs-first-pet

When choosing a child's first pet, people often think first of small animals such ... your child makes smart decisions on her own, or whether she has a good sense ...

www.petdoctors.co.uk/pet-advice/pet-care-for-kids/which-pets-are-best-for-children

Not all animals are suitable pets for children and it is often advisable to get a small ... It's advisable to steer clear of reptiles unless you research them first and are ...

mom.me/kids/6751-what-age-should-i-get-my-child-pet

Apr 5, 2013 ... Determining when your child is ready for pet ownership depends on ... turns 5 is a good idea, according to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.