Your Child Wants That Japanese Spitz Puppy – What Should You Do?

Posted by on May 20, 2009 in Dogs, Japanese Spitz, Pets | Comments Off on Your Child Wants That Japanese Spitz Puppy – What Should You Do?

Should you get a Japanese Spitz puppy?Sooner or later, every parent is likely to hear: “Mom, may I get that Japanese Spitz puppy?”

Instead of avoiding the question, parents should consider whether or not the clan is ready for a puppy, and even moreso a Japanese Spitz, says Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s leading provider of early childhood education.

While asking yourself “should we get the Japanese Spitz” Bergen suggests parents weigh the plusses and minuses of bringing the Japanese Spitz to the family before acquiescing to a child’s wish. “The Japanese Spitz can teach our kids about responsibility and be a welcome addition to the household-or it can be a chore,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen recommends you think about the following before deciding:

Things to Think About Before Deciding Should You Get The Japanese Spitz Puppy

Who will care for the Japanese Spitz? Families must agree beforehand who will be in charge of feeding, walking, bathing and cleaning up after the Japanese Spitz.

Is there space for the Japanese Spitz, or does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in apartments or townhouses may prefer a fish, a bird, or cat, rather than the Japanese Spitz. Check your local library or Internet to discover more about Japanese Spitzs to decide if another animal may be more suitable for your family.

Rearing the Japanese Spitz is a big committment and not cheap. Family members has to understand that they may have to give up existing activities to spend time with the Japanese Spitz. If that thought turns out to be too daunting, you may want to suggest postponing until the child is responsible enough to help care for the Japanese Spitz.

Conclusion: Should You Get A Japanese Spitz

Bergen recommends the whole family meet the Japanese Spitz in advance of deciding whether to take it home. Raising the Japanese Spitz is a big commitment, so decide carefully before getting one.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Japanese Spitzs

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