To find this mob in-game, use BACKSPACE to open the World Search window, then enter Newbie Pet in the Search field and click "Search". Remember, the field is case-sensitive and must be entered exactly as shown.
This Pet is gifted to all players who are less than level 10. It's presence grants you a Novice Protection aura which increases your Physical Defense. If you somehow lose it, you can re-summon it by using your Newbie Pet Egg.
As you level up,your Newbie Pet will remind you to open your newest Leveling Package, and, from levels 2 through 20, will suggest that someone of your new level should be hunting some specific monsters. The recommended monsters will differ depending on what zone you are currently in.