What Does it Take to be a Responsible Pet Owner?

Happy Couple at Home with DogUnderstanding personal responsibility is one of life’s greatest lessons – and it’s also one of life’s greatest gifts. To be a reliable, dedicated, and trustworthy person means earning the respect and admiration of others, leading to new opportunities and success.

So what does this have to do with pets? A truly responsible pet owner adheres to a certain code of care and makes the health and happiness of his or her pet top priorities.

From the Beginning

Some of us accept responsibility because it’s the only option. While it’s best to be fully prepared to welcome a pet into your life and home, some adoptions happen on a whim. Either way, it’s important to commit to providing for your new friend. Continue…