As per Vastu Shastra, different animals and birds have different Vastu effects. Some create positive energy and some add negativity. Here is a list of some animals and birds which are commonly kept at home as pets.
Dogs are considered as best of a friend of humans. Dogs represent protection and loyalty. They bring positive energy and good health for the house inmates. Therefore they can be kept at home. Dog’s kennel should be placed at the entrance of the house.
As per vastu, one should avoid keeping cats as pets at home. Due to the deceitful and cunning nature of cats, Vastu Shashtra discourages the idea of keeping them as it spreads negative energy.
Fish brings good luck, prosperity and good health to the inmates. Fish creates movement in water which in turn creates positive energy. The aquarium should be kept in a north-east direction.
A cow has a holy place in the Hindu religion. It is regarded as “Mother”. A cow is a calm and harmless animal. Hence it has several Vastu benefits especially if you keep a cow with its calf. Cow not only removes negative energy but also brings peace and prosperity.
Parrots are regarded as lucky as per Vastu Shastra. Parrots should be kept in the north direction. Parrots sharpen the memory of kids and spread love between inmates.
It is not advisable to keep Pigeons as pets at home. It is said that the presence of pigeon brings misfortune and destroys the happiness of the home.