While having a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can have, it is always important to know what you are getting into before you get one. In fact, a large portion of animals that end up in shelters or become strays are those that are abandoned due to the owner not recognizing how much work goes into them. Aside from regular exercise and a proper diet, animals need love and benefit greatly from social activity and structure in their lives. Similar to having a child, it is extremely important for people with pets to know what to do in an emergency. This video provides great advice about what to do in an emergency involving your dog, and every pet owner needs to see this.