ANIMAL SAFETY

BY: CASSIE KLAUS (KARCZ) MORGAN WASURICK (LOGUE) 7TH HOUR

Do you know how to care for a pet?

Pets can be rewarding to have and an extraordinary addition to the family, but they are an infinite amount of work to care for. It doesn't matter what kind of pet you have, they all need attention, food, water, a place to live, and unconditional love. This smore will give you all the basics and tips you need to care for a pet. It will also tell you what pet would be the best fit for you depending on your age, schedule, and your interests! To find out more continue reading!

What Pets Would Be Good 4 You!

Question 1

Do you have free time?

A. Always

B. Sometimes

C. Never


Question 2

How forgetful are you?

A. I remember everything all the time

B. Sometimes I forget things, but mostly I remember

C. I never remember anything


Question 3

Why do you want a pet?

A. To have a companion and play with someone

B. To have company and hang out with someone

C. They make cute decorations or accessories


Question 4

How often would you want your pet to be with you?

A. 24/7

B. Most of the day

C. Only when I want he/she there


Question 5

How much are you willing to care for your pet?

A. I'll do everything (bathe, feed, clean cage, etc.)

B. I'll do anything that doesn't take too much work or isn't dirty (feed, love, pet, etc.)

C. Ummm.....not much


Question 6

Do you have a backyard?

A. Yes, it's huge

B. Yes, it's a little small

C. No


Question 7

Will your family help take care of your pet?

A. Yes

B. Maybe

C. No


SchoolTube Pet Care Video

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Facts/Percentages

  • In 2005-2006 69 million (or 63%) of families had pets in the USA

  • 5-7 million dogs and cats enter shelters every year

  • More American households have pets rather than children

  • 98% of Americans consider pets apart of the family
  • Americans spend 35 billion dollars on their pets each year
  • People who have pets live longer
  • 95% of cat owners admit they talk to their cats

Pet Prevention Announcments

1. Before you get a pet make sure your house is clean. All sharp objects or dangerous items are put away safely so your pet won't get hurt.

2. Keep an eye on your pet to make sure their comfortable in their new home, and won't run off.

3. Make sure you have food, water, place to live, and toys to give your pet a happy welcome.

4. Make sure you have enough time to care, love, and play with your pet. Also, make sure you don't neglect or forget about your new pet.

5. Make sure if you have children they don't harm your new pet and your new pet doesn't harm them.