Sooner or later, most parents are going to be asked: “Mommy, can we get that English Springer Spaniel puppy?”
Rather than ignore the question, parents are advised to think about whether their clan is prepared for a puppy, especially a English Springer Spaniel, says Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the nation’s leading provider of early childhood care and education.
When thinking about “should you get the English Springer Spaniel” Bergen recommends that parents ascertain the plusses and minuses of adding the English Springer Spaniel to the family prior to acquiescing to a child’s wish. “The English Springer Spaniel can teach our kids responsibility and be a great addition to the household-or it can be a regret,” she said. Bergen recommends parents ponder the following before committing:
Questions to Consider Before Deciding Should You Get The English Springer Spaniel Puppy
Who is going to care for the English Springer Spaniel? Households should come to an agreement in advance who is to be the one in charge of bathing, feeding, walking and picking up after the English Springer Spaniel.
Do you have room for the English Springer Spaniel, and does your landlord allow dogs? Folks who live in townhouses or apartments may be better suited to a cat, a bird or fish, instead of the English Springer Spaniel. Check your local library or online to learn more about English Springer Spaniels to learn if another dog may be more suitable for the household.
Owning the English Springer Spaniel is a big committment and not cheap. The family should understand that they may have to give up other activities to properly care for the English Springer Spaniel. If the idea seems too daunting, parents may want to suggest waiting until the child is old enough to help care for the English Springer Spaniel.
Conclusion: Should You Get A English Springer Spaniel
Bergen suggests the whole family meet the English Springer Spaniel before agreeing to take it home. Owning the English Springer Spaniel is a big commitment, so decide carefully before adopting one.
Don’t forget to check out these other articles about English Springer Spaniels
Was this post helpful? If so, please take a minute to Tweet and Share below on Facebook. I would also love to know your thoughts so leave me a comment 🙂