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Life with a companion is a lot different than the one lived in solitude. With a pet animal to share your company, you will experience the joy of selfless love and admiration through their eyes. Your pet will adore you to no end and maintain balance in your life. They add precious moments to each day you spend with them.

But taking responsibility for a pet animal may seem like a mammoth of tasks and efforts. Adjusting a household pet in your daily schedule may take a while to fit in, but in the end, those cute hugs and kisses from your pet dog or cat or hamster will make it worth everything.

Here’s a list of 7 pet animals that are easy to care for and will fill up your day with love and happiness

1. Goldfish

Goldfish is great for beginners that love fish cultures. A standard goldfish is low on demands and will keep you looking at her with all the pompous attitude she has. They are either long body, comet, Sarasa, or shubunkin and come in white, orange, gold, black colors. As a baby, they are quite tiny but can grow up to 14 inches and require space to move and swim.

Remember to provide 20 gallons of water when small and move up to a 70 gallons tank as it matures. The only care they require is food, water, and cleaning: goldfish are poopers. But you can shift their diet to fish pellets as they grow; that will keep them clean and healthy.

2. Guinea Pig

Also known as cavies, guinea pigs are short-tailed rodents found in South America. They live up to 10 years which is longer than rats and hamsters. With over ten colors to choose from and several breeds that they differ in, they are perfect for children growing up in middle school to come home to their baby pets.

They are easy to look after: hay, fresh water, fresh vegetables, vitamin c, and food pellets are needed daily. They don’t fall sick usually; maintaining hygiene can prevent any sickness and disease. They purr, wheek, rumble, and chatter their teeth to interact and are people-friendly. They pop up and down in place when happy to see someone or express gratitude. You will greatly enjoy these little furballs.

3. Canary

If you are partial to birds and don’t mind the chirping early morning, canaries may become your best friend. As the name indicates, they come from the canary islands and make your house a home. Brightly colored, interactive, happy canaries will sing and swing in their cages. Place their cage in the quiet of your house as they are sensitive to smells and noise: not near TVs, kitchen or window and doors. You feed them seeds and special feed available at the birdhouse that ensures nutrition. Also, allow them various vegetables and fruits but not extreme smells like onion and garlic.

4. Dogs

Some breeds of dogs are easy-going, quiet, loving creatures that will humanly occupy your house. You can either visit a pet store or adopt one from the shelter. Shelter houses perform Goldendoodle rescues, beagle rescues and provide for their adoption to allow them new families. Dogs will give you attention and allow you to destress at the end of the day. You only have to train them to take a piss and poop to maintain the hygiene around your house. You can feed them the dog food easily available in the supermarket. Once vaccinated,  Dogs are great pets for families and households with children who teach them selfless love and give lots of affection.

5. Cats

Cats are the queens that will survive in your house, with or without you. Highly independent and prefer to be left alone, however, they will allow you to pet them and purr when you stroke them occasionally. Cats have an attitude of either being clingy or distant within short periods but will stay within your reach to pet them as you please. They will remain watchful or disappear for a while.

Cats are great pets for the same reason; they will give you the space that you want. You feed them, clean their cushion and litter tray, and that’s it. They will give you their happy companionship; they love to play with balls and toys and will be engaged for hours with a small toy that rolls. Incredibly quiet and tolerant of new people, the cat will be a great partner for introverts.

6. Hamster

These cute little petite creatures can fit your palm and are all smiles and cuddles. They are active with children and quiet for you to work in the company of. They are easy to take care of and clean up after. Make them a bed from natural materials: orchard grass or hay and change it once a month, clean their cage once a week, feed them fresh food from a dish, and exercise them daily. Hamsters are timid creatures, a bit skittish around children, but once they are familiarized, they play and run around the house and prove to be a great pet. They love chewing toys to pass the time but would prefer staying out of the cage around you.

7. Tortoise/Turtles

First of all, tortoises are not the same as turtles. Tortoises can swim but are land creatures, and turtles are water animals. Despite the main difference, they have a similar diet and quiet behavior that makes them great pets. You feed them special food in addition to seedless vegetables and fruits and lots of calcium-rich food and supplements. You must build them a small home of wood enclosure or water tank for turtles and maintain basic hygiene. They are low-maintenance animals that will keep you company as you work on your desk.

Conclusion

With this blog, you can shortlist the choice of pet that you think will be a great fit at your home and prove to be a unique companion to you. First, make sure you find out about the breeds and special care they require from an experienced veterinary doctor. They will also chart the animal’s food and diet requirements, ideal environment, and recurring habits in them for you to recognize and care accordingly.

With pets at your house, you will enjoy your alone time with them.

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