Is The Polish Greyhound Puppy Right For Your Family?

Posted by on Nov 18, 2009 in Dogs, Pets, Polish Greyhound | Comments Off on Is The Polish Greyhound Puppy Right For Your Family?

Should you get a Polish Greyhound puppy?Eventually, every parent is going to be asked: “Mommy, may I get that Polish Greyhound puppy?”

Instead of avoiding the question, parents should ponder if the family is ready for a new puppy, and even moreso a Polish Greyhound, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the nation’s leading provider of early childcare.

When pondering “should we get the Polish Greyhound” Bergen suggests that parents ascertain the pros and cons of bringing the Polish Greyhound to the household prior to giving in to a kid’s request. “The Polish Greyhound can teach your kids responsibility and be a wonderful addition to a household-or it can be a burden,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen advises you consider the following before committing:

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding Should You Get The Polish Greyhound Puppy

Who is going to care for the Polish Greyhound? Parents and kids must agree in advance who is to be the one responsible for feeding, walking, bathing and picking up behind the Polish Greyhound.

Is there an area for the Polish Greyhound, or does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a cat, a fish , or bird, instead of the Polish Greyhound. Check your library or online to learn more about Polish Greyhounds to decide if another pet may be more appropriate for your family.

Owning the Polish Greyhound is a big committment and not cheap. The family should understand that they may have to forsake existing activities to spend time with the Polish Greyhound. If this requirement turns out to be too much of a committment, parents should think about waiting until the child is responsible enough to help care for the Polish Greyhound.

Conclusion: Should You Get A Polish Greyhound

Bergen advises the entire family meet the Polish Greyhound prior to deciding whether to take it home. Getting the Polish Greyhound is a huge commitment, so think carefully before getting one.

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