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Children-Friendly Pets That You Can Bring Home

May 20 , 2020

Pets become a part of your family, as soon as you bring in one. They are loved, adored and taken care of, just like any other young family member. Pets teach you how to be responsible and take care of someone and teaching such things to children at a young age can have a positive impact on their personality.

Some pets can be dangerous to have around children as they are required to be kept under supervision constantly or else they might scratch or bite and that can lead to infections. Here is a list of pets that you can think of bringing home if you have young children.

Hamsters

They are tiny, nocturnal and require very little space to live. Hamsters can be trained and with proper care, they may live up to 3 years. They have to be fed at regular intervals. If your child is very young, make sure he /she interacts with the pet under your supervision.

Canary Birds

The Canaries are brightly colored birds and usually live up to 15 years if taken care of properly. Having canary birds around children will keep them amused and having them in a cage, where there is ample air and sunlight for the bird, will keep your children safe too.

Parrots

Parrots are the most beautiful birds and are recognized for learning tricks easily.  Apart from that, they are also known to be very intelligent and require to be groomed. Keeping a parrot may require a little extra care but the effort is well worth it.

Rabbits

Rabbits are great indoor pets. Their snow-white fur is beautiful to look at and they are very affectionate as well.

Kittens

Kittens love to play and interact when they are young and spend most of their time sleeping. Establishing a bond with a cat is easy when they are young and also they are very easy to take care of.

Here are some pets that you can bring home to your children. Remember, every pet has its own personality so it is important to let them grow and nurture in their own space. Make sure that your children are taught proper ways to take care of them.

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