Sooner or later, most parents are likely to be asked: “Dad, may I get that East-European Shepherd puppy?”
Instead of dodging the question, parents should think about if their family is ready for a new dog, and even moreso a East-European Shepherd, according to Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the nation’s foremost provider of early childhood education and care.
While thinking about “should you get the East-European Shepherd” Bergen advises parents evaluate the pros and cons of bringing the East-European Shepherd to the household prior to giving in to a kid’s request. “The East-European Shepherd can teach your children about responsibility and become a great addition to a household-or it can be a mistake,” she has said. Bergen advises families think about the following before deciding:
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding Should You Get The East-European Shepherd Puppy
Who will be the one to care for the East-European Shepherd? Households must agree beforehand who is to be the one in charge of walking feeding, bathing and cleaning up after the East-European Shepherd.
Do you have an area for the East-European Shepherd, and does your landlord allow dogs? Folks who live in apartments or townhouses may prefer a fish, a bird, or cat, instead of the East-European Shepherd. Check at the library or online to learn more about East-European Shepherds to determine if another breed may be more appropriate for your household.
Owning the East-European Shepherd is a big committment and may be expensive. The family should understand that they will be expected to forego existing activities to spend time with the East-European Shepherd. If this prospect seems too daunting, you may want to consider delaying until the child is old enough to help care for the East-European Shepherd.
Conclusion: Should You Get A East-European Shepherd
Bergen advises the entire household meet the East-European Shepherd before committing to take it home. Raising the East-European Shepherd is a huge commitment, so think carefully before adopting one.
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