Eventually, every parent is going to be asked: “Mom, can I get that Ariege Pointer puppy?”
Rather than ignore the question, parents should think about whether their family is prepared for a dog, and even moreso a Ariege Pointer, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this nation’s foremost provider of early childhood education and care.
When deciding “should we get the Ariege Pointer” Bergen recommends the parents weigh the positives and negatives of bringing the Ariege Pointer to the household before acquiescing to a kid’s wish. “The Ariege Pointer can teach children about responsibility and become a wonderful addition to the family-or it can be a mistake,” she says. Bergen advises families think about the following before committing:
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding Should You Get The Ariege Pointer Puppy
Who will care for the Ariege Pointer? Parents and kids should come to an agreement in advance who is to be in charge of bathing, walking, feeding and picking up after the Ariege Pointer.
Do you have room for the Ariege Pointer, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in townhouses or apartments may prefer a cat, a bird or fish, instead of the Ariege Pointer. Check at the library or Internet to find out more about Ariege Pointers to decide if another breed may be more suitable for the family.
Owning the Ariege Pointer is time consuming and can be expensive. Your family should realize that they are expected to give up other activities to spend time with the Ariege Pointer. If this thought is too daunting, you may want to think about postponing until the child is old enough to help care for the Ariege Pointer.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Ariege Pointer
Bergen advises the entire household meet the Ariege Pointer prior to deciding whether to take it home. Rearing the Ariege Pointer is a long-term commitment, so think carefully before getting one.
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