Do Your Research. You will need to know if your friend has pet limitations imposed by their homeowners association or landlord, and you will also want to find out (without spoiling the surprise) whether your friend has allergies to animal dander. If allergies are a concern, a fish set-up, with the accompanying certificate, will be your best bet. And it almost goes without saying, but make sure your friend wants a pet.
To Give or Not to Give originally appeared on petMD.com