Pets for kids: how to choose a friend?
All kids love animals. First, they like to drag their tails, ears and whiskers, they then with great tenderness awkwardly stroking the fur, but after some time and did say that to live without the little furry animals can’t. If children were allowed, they would every week brought home by pet. Sometimes it seems that only children genuinely see the joy, warmth and happiness that Pets can give. They, like no one appreciate such communication. And sooner or later the love of animals leads to the statement: “Mom, I want a cat, dog, turtle, hamster…!” But parents often see Pets in their new responsibilities and refuse beloved child. Protesting against this injustice, Family decided to remind adults that what is so good four-legged friends.
Household pet for any child is a beloved friend, comrade, and fire and water and copper pipes. Intuitively, the kids are set up on the friendship with small animals, but not care for them, shifting the latter on the shoulders of parents. Realizing all the difficulties, parents are the last to hold the Fort. And yet there comes a time when they begin to consider the proposals.
First and foremost, all parents are regarded as a pet dog. This is the kindest and obshitelnaya. What dogs are good guards, baby sitters, friends you know many of life and from movies. Yes, they really are loyal, very mobile, active, always ready to go for the child and, if necessary, to protect him. But even these beauties have their drawbacks. First, in order to protect themselves and their loved ones, will not be superfluous to spend with the dog a course of training. Secondly, the pet periodically need to be vaccinated, to prevent health. Thirdly, the power of the dog can sometimes pick up the lion’s share of the salary. Plus, dogs require a lot of attention: they need daily exercise, care. In fact, having a dog in the house, you take yourself to another child.
Pros: loyal and faithful friend, an amiable companion.
Cons: daily care, larger expenses training.
A little less demanding animal, which at times occupies less space and does not require continuously on the street. This is probably the most affectionate and loving animals. Kitten loves to play with kids, sleep with them. Growing up, cats become less active and exhibit more capricious nature. However, cats have an undeniable plus – they have a therapeutic property. Also very clean and, being a kitten, easily accustomed to the toilet. For small children it is better to get an adult cat, he has a good character and he will not bite and will not scratch your baby inadvertently. For school children will fit perfectly kitten, which need minimum maintenance. In this case the pet does not require special care, unless, of course, not the cat of Persian breed.
Pros: clean, tender, take up little space.
Cons: there are harmful, spoil Wallpaper and sometimes ask to go on a date.
Small, furry, soft animals, which many mistaken for the demure, can become real friends baby. However, rabbits, hamsters, chinchillas, fancy rats – are not peaceful animals. For example, the same rabbit loves to make noise in his cage. Especially he likes to make “music” at night. An impromptu band always support the hamsters and Guinea pigs. Ferrets and chinchillas are very unpredictable – sometimes there are heavy characters, and flatly refuse to go on contact with children. The undeniable advantage of rodents is their small size. They take up little space in the house and require not much attention as other animals. Many rodents are active and not averse to their little hands stroked or even “tortured”. Kids are usually delighted with these crumbs. However, rodents don’t live long and can leave a lasting wound in the soul of the child. By the way, many rabbits and company love to walk around the apartment, on the way checking all the strength, including the wire.
Pros: unpretentious, take up little space.
Cons: short life, noise at night and chew on the wires.
So with whom will never get bored, so it is with birds. Canary or parrot their trills beckoning in guests all the passing neighbors. Their bright colouring they decorate the house, and a cheerful disposition can amuse any dad. Literally every child dreams of his bird, which he will teach, speak and train along the way. But in this glorious category of Pets has its disadvantages. Sometimes they are very demanding and begin to sing before my alarm clock. Besides the birds want to fly, and during scheduled flights all Windows must be closed. Many birds take up little space in their cells, but their homes will always be filled with garbage: feathers, grain… If you like cleanliness and order, it is best to look at the fish.
Pros: cheerful disposition, unpretentious care, there is always someone to talk to.
Cons: too loud, love to chew on Wallpaper, littering.
Fish – it’s the serenity, tranquility, in General, a haven for the whole family. Of course, buying the aquarium will be able to evaluate only the school children, though the kids like to watch the water life, but it quickly bored. Besides, small children can accidentally knock over or touch the aquarium during their stormy games. Students more relaxed, they are able to care for them, feed and change water in time. The aquarium in the house creates a cozy atmosphere, and improves the microclimate of the entire apartment. If you are thinking to buy fish for children, are considered to be the most unpretentious ktenopomy, gourami, makropody, the dwarf gourami, the males.
Pros: improve the microclimate in the apartment, calm.
Cons: need to change the water.
Perhaps the most quiet and calm animal. Sometimes it is so inconspicuous that it is easy to forget. But it is very clever, and certainly an interesting animal that can become real friend for your child. It is not selective in content, and unpretentious in food. The tortoise sleeps a lot. All of this suggests that she might care even a small child. There is only one small but – the turtles are sick and can imperceptibly for it to die and cause injury to the child. But with proper care, the animal may live up to 80 years.
Pros: quiet, calm, intelligent animal, unpretentious care and food.
Cons: if wrong care gets sick, the disease is difficult to detect.
Before you choose a pet for your child, observe whether your little one to take care of little or large friend. But at the same time determine the temperament of a child.
So, for sensible phlegmatic is better to buy turtles, fish, Guinea pigs, hamsters, parrots and other small animals that will be kept in a cage. Children phlegmatic also suitable as pet cats and dogs calm breed. Last will help the child a little to smooth out the phlegm.
Children sanguine would be happy to care for active animals: dogs, talking parrots.
The melancholic is better not to buy the silent fish and turtles. They even more will drive the child into depression and sadness. Cats of any breed or small perky dog will be dispersed by the usual melancholy child melancholy.
But the quick-tempered impulsive and choleric-suitable fish. For communication buy same playful, happy cats or patient and good-natured dogs (collies, Labradors, pugs).