Pets can be important to the individual human because of the mental and physical pleasure they give. Mentally they can boost your serotonin, lower stress and can provide entertainment. Physically they can get you off the couch and be more active.
Pets are an important and fun decision to make if you are ready for one. Picking out a pet can be fun and even good for the environment. Animal shelters are one option on how a pet can be adopted, it is good for the shelter and for the animal itself.
Adopting from an animal shelter is good for the pet because you are probably putting it in a better living environment. This can also be a fun process by going to a local shelter and picking out an animal that will satisfy your needs. Most shelters usually let you play or walk the animal before adopting, just so you can get a better idea.
Some positive uses from pets are the fact they can get you off the couch and make you more physical and healthier. For dogs, they need to be played with and walked a lot so when committing to a dog you need to keep these factors considered.
Another positive use of pets would be the entertainment they give you. Dogs and cats can be very fun to watch and explore with, by not knowing their actions, they are unpredictable.
Pets can change your mood — they can provide emotional support and lift your feelings. It is proven that pets can boost your serotonin and make you less stressed. Last positive use for pets is they provide cute pictures and willing to do anything for their owner — usually.
Dogs are very close with their human and are always looking out for them and can detect if something is wrong. As for cats, they are more independent but also can create a bond with their owner and create unique habits with their owner.
Some negative factors of pets could be that there are a lot of people allergic to dogs or cats or both. Although there are allergy pills to help with this problem, some people who love animals have it bad and are not able to experience what having a pet is like.
Another factor could be that pets can carry a lot of germs. If pets go outside a lot, they can get bugs stuck to them or diseases. It is very important when considering having a pet you keep them up to date with their shots and always lookout for any suspicious health conditions.
Pets provide important factors to everyone in a different way but having a pet can bring joy and entertainment to your life. Please consider if you are ready for a pet and do not just buy one and not provide the care a pet needs. Pets need a lot of love and attention.