Sooner or later, you are going to be asked: “Dad, can I have that Old English Sheepdog puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents are advised to consider whether or not their clan is prepared for a puppy, especially a Old English Sheepdog, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this country’s leading provider of early childhood education and care.
When considering “should you get the Old English Sheepdog” Bergen recommends that parents ascertain the benefits and drawbacks of bringing the Old English Sheepdog to the family prior to agreeing to a kid’s request. “The Old English Sheepdog can teach your children about responsibility and be a great addition to your family-or it can be a regret,” she says. Bergen advises you think about the following before committing:
Questions to Ask Before Deciding Should You Get The Old English Sheepdog Puppy
Who is going to care for the Old English Sheepdog? Parents and children must agree in advance who will be the one in charge of bathing, feeding, walking and picking up behind the Old English Sheepdog.
Is there space for the Old English Sheepdog, and does your landlord allow dogs? Folks who live in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a bird, a fish, or cat, rather than the Old English Sheepdog. Check your local library or online to discover more about Old English Sheepdogs to learn if another dog may be more suited for the family.
Owning the Old English Sheepdog is time consuming and not cheap. Family members must know that they are expected to forego current activities to properly care for the Old English Sheepdog. If the requirement is too daunting, parents may want to suggest postponing until the child is committed enough to help raise the Old English Sheepdog.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Old English Sheepdog
Bergen recommends the whole household meet the Old English Sheepdog prior to committing to take it home. Getting the Old English Sheepdog is a big commitment, so think carefully before getting one.
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