10 deviants said PLEASE take the time to do proper research before you adopt a new pet
5 deviants said i cannot stress this enough guys, /please/ do your research. trust me when I say it will save you a lot of heartbreak and stress and make the experience much more pleasant for you and your pet
2 deviants said even if it's a dog or a cat: do research on the specific breed you want. not all breeds require the same level of care
No deviants said don't buy spontaneously, please please make sure that you can actually care for this animal
No deviants said do you have the money, time, ability, space, and patience to properly care for this animal?
No deviants said it really doesn't take a lot of time to read up on forums or watch a couple youtube videos