When you fi­rst get your new puppy/ kitten, you would need to make an appointment with a good vet for a health check to make sure your new puppy/ kitten is in good condition. Remember that getting a puppy/ kitten is more than a ­nancial investment; it’s an emotional one, too. Hence, a little research and some careful thinking now with regards to the puppy/ kitten’s breed (especially about any inherited conditions your chosen breed may exhibit and what health checks they might require) or whether the puppy/ kitten fits into your family and lifestyle, will make a more promising start for the both of you in the future, as increating an enriched, lasting and ful­lling human-pet relationship…