The first thing to consider is, which kind of a pet would you want? Well, there are many different kinds of pets you can adopt from a San Diego animal shelter. That being said, you don’t want to bring a pet home without a clue of what the level of care entails just because you saw one at a friend’s house. Remember, every pet requires a different kind of care and dedication. For instance, if you want a pet like a fish that seems like it may be low maintenance, you will still need to ensure it is fed daily with the correct amounts and types of food. This is in addition to getting an aquarium and learning how to keep it maintained.