It's only a matter of time before your little one is asking how much that doggy in the window costs. Though pets are a great way to teach friendship, commitment, and responsibility to children, the vast number of options leaves many parents overwhelmed at the entire prospect of choosing an animal for their family. Factors like the age and personality of your child have to be considered, as well as the amount of attention your family plans to give the pet. Here, moms from our Facebook community share their first-time pet picks for families with younger kids. From hamsters to hermit crabs, and even a pet rock, these options are lovable, unique, and easy to care for. Click through to see which pet fits your family best!
It's only a matter of time before your little one is asking how much that doggy in the window costs.