Eventually, every parent is going to hear: “Mom, can we get that Plott Hound puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents are advised to think about whether or not the clan is prepared for a new dog, especially a Plott Hound, says Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s foremost provider of early childhood education and care.
While deciding “should we get the Plott Hound” Bergen advises parents evaluate the pros and cons of bringing the Plott Hound to the family prior to acquiescing to a kid’s wish. “The Plott Hound can teach our kids responsibility and be a great addition to the household-or it can become a burden,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen advises families think about the following before deciding:
Questions to Think About Before Answering Should You Get The Plott Hound Puppy
Who will be the one to care for the Plott Hound? Parents and kids should come to an agreement beforehand who is to be the one responsible for walking feeding, bathing and picking up behind the Plott Hound.
Do you have room for the Plott Hound, or does your landlord allow dogs? Folks who live in apartments or townhouses may prefer a fish, a bird, or cat, instead of the Plott Hound. Check your local library or online to learn more about Plott Hounds to decide if another pet may be more suitable for the family.
Being the owner of the Plott Hound is a big committment and not cheap. The family must know that they may have to forego existing activities to spend time with the Plott Hound. If this prospect is too much of a committment, parents might want to suggest postponing until the child is old enough to help raise the Plott Hound.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Plott Hound
Bergen advises the entire family meet the Plott Hound in advance of committing to take it home. Owning the Plott Hound is a huge commitment, so think carefully before adopting one.
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