A PET CAN BE A SOURCE OF JOY, FUN, AND COMFORT FORAN INDIVIDUAL OR A FAMILY -- IF YOU FIND THE RIGHT PET.FOR CHILDREN, PETS PROVIDE UNCONDITIONAL LOVE,LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, AND A CONNECTION TONATURE. PARENTS AND OTHER ADULTS FIND THAT PETS AREGREAT COMPANIONS. WHILE THE CHOICE OF A PET CANHAVE A MORE LASTING IMPACT THAN ALMOST ANY OTHER"ACQUISITION", IT IS OFTEN A HIT-OR-MISS PROPOSITION.STUDIES SHOW THAT PETS ACQUIRED ON IMPULSE AREMORE LIKELY TO BE GIVEN UP THAN PETS THAT ARECAREFULLY AND THOUGHTFULLY CHOSEN. EVERY PERSON,FAMILY, AND PET IS UNIQUE. THERE IS NO "IDEAL PET“ , NO"ONE SIZE FITS ALL" . IT TAKES FORETHOUGHT ANDPLANNING TO FIND THE RIGHT PET FOR YOU OR YOURFAMILY.
IN THE FOLLOWING PAGES YOU WILL FIND SOME OFOUR IDEAS FOR SOLUTIONS THAT WOULD HELP WITHTHE DIFFICULT TASK OF CHOOSING THE RIGHT PETFOUR OURSELVES OR OUR FAMILY.
A mobile app for the I-phone or Android that has a database of basiccharacteristics and care requirements for a wide variety of pets Contact animal shelters and develop an outreach program to raise theawareness of the attributes and requirements for different pet groups Create groups on social media sites dedicated to helping choose theright pet for you An annual national media campaign supported by a partnershipbetween pet related private enterprise and public entities to bringawareness to the importance of proper pet selection Enlist famous artists for a campaign to raise the issue of pet selection tothe level of animal rights Psychologist specialized in matching pets and owners A program that could translate thoughts between pets and potentialowners allowing them to communicate Choosing potential pets based on your environment ( size of yard, livingareas, geographical location etc.) Pet adoption agencies that monitored adoptions during a trial period forcompatibility
Interactive pet matching software Database of pet sounds and a translation of their meaning An embedded chip that would send biorhythm data to a wristband similar to a NIKE fuel band to monitor biometric data forcompatibility Trade places for a week with the pet you want to adopt toexperience life from their point of view. Tamagotchi style simulator allowing use to virtually care for a petfor a trial period Matchmaking service for pets and potential owners Prequalification tests from the pet’s point of view to screenpotential owners Pre adoptive training classes for pet owners with requiredpassage of a final exam Cloning of pets with cells from prospective owners to enhancecompatibility Online pet matching and sales Brainwave translator for pets A chip implanted into the prospective owners brain for a weekthat would mirror what the pet was feeling
A lifelike robotic pet that could sense the owners moods An agency like Child Protective Services that could pre qualifyprospective owners and investigate cases of reported pet abuse Service to allow “renting” of different pets for a week to ascertaincompatibility Mutating dog that could change breed daily An embedded chip that would send unfilled needs for pets to acentral control monitored by a social service type agency A happiness sensor to use in pet stores allowing a choice ofwhichever pet indicated the highest reading after interactingwith potential owner Pet headhunters which select pets for you matching a set ofdefined criteria Live in the woods for a week with your chosen pet and then havethen live with you for a week before choosing Cryogenic chip to put pet into a state of hibernation to indicatecompatibility Invisible virtual pet – a system that creates sounds , smells and thepresence of a virtual pet
Of all the ideas that we have put forth, the onethat we find the most compelling as a potential toolto facilitate the process of choosing and caring foryour next pet is as follows:
A combination of a biometric chip inserted intothe pet that relays biometric data to an I=phonemobile app where the data is translated into theappropriate action necessary for optimum pet care.BIO-PET Data