Homes that are left empty for large chunks of the day have always been on of the strongest arguments against buying a pet. Leaving them on their own for the day is neither practicable or kind. But working from home means those keen on a pet could now have the time for one.
Dogs are the most common pet, but owning one is a big commitment. And the cost can feel like that of another child. It’s important to choose one that’s right for you, and for your pocket.