Things You Need to Know

Pets provide devotion, companionship and unconditional love for their owners, thus encouraging their wellbeing. If you get yourself a domestic animal, your life will improve in both psychological and social aspects. Playing with a pet or simply watching it can help you calm down and relax, which will reduce the rates of your heart beat and blood pressure. Regarding health benefits, owners of dogs can also take advantage of regular walks. But, in fact, it doesn’t matter what kind of pet you are going to get. Be it a dog, cat, hamster or fish, you will have an opportunity to get rid of depression or anxiety and start enjoying your life much more.

When choosing an ideal pet for you, you should take into account a number of factors. Make sure the animal you choose will match your life style, especially if you work late or have night shifts. Decide whether it’s the right time to get a pet and you have enough time and resources to keep an eye on it. Do you need a calm pet requiring little attention like fish or a playful companion like a dog? Do some online research to find the animal that will meet your specific needs. Never get one only because it looks cute. You pet will become a new member of your family, that’s why your choice must be thought-out.

Gloria Mann

director of behavior & training

Mark Johnson

director of special events

Ivana Wong

director of animal control

Heather Wayne

director of behavior & training

Denise Hope

director of special events

Michaela Rat

director of animal control