Sooner or later, most parents are going to be asked: “Please, can I have that American Eskimo Dog puppy?”
Rather than ignore the question, parents should decide if their clan is ready for a new puppy, and even moreso a American Eskimo Dog, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the nation’s foremost provider of early childhood care and education.
While asking yourself “should we get the American Eskimo Dog” Bergen recommends parents weigh the plusses and minuses of adding the American Eskimo Dog to the family prior to acquiescing to a child’s wish. “The American Eskimo Dog can teach your children responsibility and be a wonderful addition to a household-or it can become a regret,” she says. Bergen suggests families consider the following before deciding:
Things to Ask Before Deciding Should You Get The American Eskimo Dog Puppy
Who will be the one to care for the American Eskimo Dog? Families must agree in advance who will be responsible for feeding, bathing, walking and cleaning up behind the American Eskimo Dog.
Is there an area for the American Eskimo Dog, and does your landlord allow dogs? Folks living in townhouses or apartments may be better suited to a cat, a fish , or bird, rather than the American Eskimo Dog. Check with the library or Internet to learn more about American Eskimo Dogs to decide if another breed may be more suited for the household.
Being the owner of the American Eskimo Dog is time consuming and not cheap. The family must know that they will be expected to give up existing activities to properly care for the American Eskimo Dog. If that thought seems too much of a committment, parents might think about postponing until the child is old enough to help care for the American Eskimo Dog.
Conclusion: Should You Get A American Eskimo Dog
Bergen suggests the entire family meet the American Eskimo Dog prior to committing to take it home. Rearing the American Eskimo Dog is a huge commitment, so think carefully before getting one.
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