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My child would like a pet should I let them have one?

The decision to get a pet for a child is a personal one that depends on various factors such as the child’s age, responsibility level, and the family’s lifestyle. Pets can be a great source of companionship and responsibility for children, but they also require a significant commitment of time and resources for their care. If your child is old enough to understand and take on the responsibilities of caring for a pet, and your family is able to provide for the pet’s needs, it may be a good idea to consider getting a pet. It’s important to remember that getting a pet is a long term commitment and should be discussed with the whole family before making a decision.