Your Child Wants That Border Terrier – Do You Get It?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in Border Terrier, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on Your Child Wants That Border Terrier – Do You Get It?

Should you get a Border Terrier puppy?Eventually, you are going to be asked: “Please, can we get that Border Terrier puppy?”

Rather than ignore the question, parents should think about whether their clan is ready for a dog, especially a Border Terrier, according to Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this country’s foremost provider of early childhood education.

When pondering “should we get the Border Terrier” Bergen advises parents ascertain the benefits and drawbacks of bringing the Border Terrier to the household before giving in to a kid’s wish. “The Border Terrier can teach our children responsibility and be a fantastic addition to your household-or it can become a chore,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen recommends parents consider the following before committing:

Things to Think About Before Deciding Should You Get The Border Terrier Puppy

Who will be the one to care for the Border Terrier? Households should agree beforehand who will be in charge of bathing, walking, feeding and picking up after the Border Terrier.

Do you have an area for the Border Terrier, or does your landlord allow dogs? Folks living in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a fish, a cat, or bird, rather than the Border Terrier. Check with the library or Internet to find out more about Border Terriers to learn if another breed may be more suited for the family.

Owning the Border Terrier is time consuming and not cheap. Family members should understand that they may have to give up existing activities to properly care for the Border Terrier. If the idea seems too daunting, parents might suggest delaying until the child is committed enough to help raise the Border Terrier.

Conclusion: Should You Get A Border Terrier

Bergen recommends the whole household meet the Border Terrier prior to deciding whether to take it home. Raising the Border Terrier is a big commitment, so decide carefully before adopting a furry new family member.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Border Terriers

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