You’ve carefully considered all that is involved in having a pet and you’ve decided to get just the right one for you and your circumstances. Fantastic – you’ll have a great time and will derive immense pleasure from this wonderful relationship. Now learn in more detail how to care for the pet you love to the best of your ability to ensure a long, happy, healthy life.
Caring for your pet properly is quite simple: all you have to do is have some common sense, refrain from spoiling your pet TOO much, be considerate of your neighbours (no late night barking!), have plenty of fun and follow the Ten Commandments of Responsible Pet Ownership as espoused by the Veterinary Ireland (the veterinary profession representative body) as well as the Irish Veterinary Nursing Association.