Eventually, every parent is likely to be asked: “Please, may I get that Neapolitan Mastiff puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents should consider if the clan is prepared for a new puppy, especially a Neapolitan Mastiff, says Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this country’s leading provider of early childhood care and education.
When considering “should the family get the Neapolitan Mastiff” Bergen advises the parents evaluate the positives and negatives of adding the Neapolitan Mastiff to the household prior to acquiescing to a kid’s wish. “The Neapolitan Mastiff can teach our children about responsibility and become a wonderful addition to the household-or it can be a chore,” she said. Bergen advises parents think about the following before deciding:
Things to Consider Before Deciding Should You Get The Neapolitan Mastiff Puppy
Who will care for the Neapolitan Mastiff? Households must come to an agreement beforehand who will be the one responsible for bathing, feeding, walking and cleaning up after the Neapolitan Mastiff.
Do you have space for the Neapolitan Mastiff, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in apartments or townhouses may prefer a cat, a bird or fish, rather than the Neapolitan Mastiff. Check your library or Internet to find out more about Neapolitan Mastiffs to decide if another breed may be more suited for the household.
Rearing the Neapolitan Mastiff is a big committment and not cheap. Family members has to realize that they are expected to give up current activities to properly care for the Neapolitan Mastiff. If this idea turns out to be too much of a committment, parents may suggest waiting until the child is responsible enough to help care for the Neapolitan Mastiff.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Neapolitan Mastiff
Bergen recommends the whole family meet the Neapolitan Mastiff before deciding whether to take it home. Owning the Neapolitan Mastiff is a long-term commitment, so think carefully before adopting a furry new family member.
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