Raising a Pet verses a Child

Raising a Pet verses a Child

Raising a Pet versus Raising a Child This essay is to show that raising a pet is easier than raising a child based on their obedience, growth, memory, and expenses. From birth to an early age, most pets will immediately become loyal and obedient to their masters commands. A pet will pick up signals and commands very quickly. Very seldom does it require sending a pet to obedience school to get them to mind their masters. Most pets show little or no sign of rebellion and are easy to train. On the contrary, however if a pet is not shown discipline at an early age they can require a few years of discipline. It does not take very long for pets to grow up. They will finish growing to adult size at a very early age. Their life expectancy is normally no more than twenty years. Dog years are based on each symbolizing three years and horses symbolizing seven. It is amazing how much a pet can remember over a short period of time. An owner can let their dog take off for a run to exercise and somehow the dog will remember how to find their home. The owner can show the pet where to sleep, eat, and use the bathroom and they pick this up easily. They understand when their name is being called and will immediately run to the direction of that voice. There is that occasional situation where the owner relocates and the pet has to learn a new home and surroundings. Keeping a pet, especially a dog requires very little expenses at all. Food and up-to-date shots are the main ingredients to keep your pet healthy and happy. A pet does not wear clothing (their fur keeps them warm). Simple inexpensive toys and bedding will suffice to keep your pet warm and happy. A pet can become expensive if they become ill and require medical attention over long period of time. Trying to raise a child to be obedient and disciplined takes several years. Sometimes a child will be rebellious for several years before th…


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