How Do You Know If You Have Too Many Pets? 

A multi-pet household can be a delightful experience, assuming everyone gets along. Play, environment enrichment, variety, and friendship are part of the ownership puzzle, and it’s mutually beneficial to all household pets. That said, is it possible to have too many pets?

More the Merrier?

The bottom line is that you can have as many pets as you can reasonably take care of. However, this balance can often get out of hand, causing detriment to the health of the pets and even the human family members.

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Helping Baby Wildlife in Need 

If you have ever stumbled upon a baby wild animal all alone in the outdoors, you probably are familiar with that panicky feeling about what to do with it. Mother Nature often works best when left to her own devices, but it can be difficult to turn your back on a helpless animal in need.

The Pet Experts at Elmhurst Animal Care Center don’t regularly care for baby wildlife, however we do know how to get started helping and who to ask when things are serious. Please do not bring wildlife to Elmhurst Animal Care Center. 

When to Intervene

Wild animals, no matter how small and cute, are not the same as our household pets. Knowing how to assess the situation when you find an animal seemingly in need can help stop you from doing more harm than good. 

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