Eventually, most parents are going to be asked: “Dad, can we get that Redbone Coonhound puppy?”
Instead of ignoring the question, parents are advised to think about whether their clan is ready for a puppy, especially a Redbone Coonhound, according to Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this nation’s foremost provider of early childhood education and care.
When asking yourself “should we get the Redbone Coonhound” Bergen recommends the parents weigh the pros and cons of bringing the Redbone Coonhound to the household prior to giving in to a child’s request. “The Redbone Coonhound can teach our kids about responsibility and be a great addition to a family-or it can become a burden,” she said. Bergen advises parents ponder the following before deciding:
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Answering Should You Get The Redbone Coonhound Puppy
Who will care for the Redbone Coonhound? Parents and children should come to an agreement in advance who is to be responsible for walking feeding, bathing and picking up behind the Redbone Coonhound.
Do you have an area for the Redbone Coonhound, and does your landlord allow dogs? Folks living in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a bird, a fish, or cat, rather than the Redbone Coonhound. Check the library or Internet to find out more about Redbone Coonhounds to decide if another dog may be more appropriate for the family.
Being the owner of the Redbone Coonhound is a big committment and not cheap. Family members has to understand that they are required to give up current activities to properly care for the Redbone Coonhound. If the requirement seems too daunting, you should consider delaying until the child is old enough to help care for the Redbone Coonhound.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Redbone Coonhound
Bergen suggests the entire family meet the Redbone Coonhound prior to deciding to take it home. Raising the Redbone Coonhound is a huge commitment, so think carefully before adopting one.
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