Entering the new millennium, people find interest in taking care of small animals for pets. Some are even adopting newly developed miniature animals, animals which are genetically modified to shrink their sizes for people to be able to keep them as pets. Now, even in the domestic parts of the continent, miniature animals are seen everywhere, and, like in the urban, being kept as pets.
A famous domestic pet is the Pygmy Goat. These goats, like an ordinary one, are very rich in milk and are consumable, but despite their productivity, they are not typically used for the same and are instead being bred as a pet.
Pygmy goats can bear up to four young every breeding season. Originating from West Africa, they were imported to the United States in the 1950s to be used both at zoos and as a research animal. They were later on adopted as a pet due to their good natured personalities and friendliness.
Pygmy goats are also adaptable to almost all climates. They are the social type of animals; they will need a companion in order to live. Happily, this companion does not necessarily have to be of the same species. They also require fresh water for drinking, or else they will not drink. They are very much easy to look after, which makes them wonderful pets.
If trained with care, any animal will make a good pet. They do not have to be small and cute; all that is needed is due knowledge and care, and you and your pet will live harmony.