The Humane Society posted a list of 10 things to consider before adopting a pet.
Living arrangements – The Humane Society says to consider the size of the animal while figuring out what type of pet fits your living arrangement.
Who will care for the pet while you’re on vacation? – Planning to take a Christmas vacation? The Humane society says it’s important to plan ahead and to either find a reliable friend or neighbor to care for the pet while you’re away, or save some cash for a pet-sitting service.
Can you have a pet where you live? – Some landlords and apartment complexes don’t allow pets, while others do but require a pet deposit and monthly fees.
Click here for a complete list of things to consider before adopting.