Eventually, every parent is likely to hear: “Mom, can we get that Black Norwegian Elkhound puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents should ponder if their clan is ready for a new puppy, especially a Black Norwegian Elkhound, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this country’s leading provider of early childhood education and care.
While deciding “should we get the Black Norwegian Elkhound” Bergen suggests parents weigh the plusses and minuses of bringing the Black Norwegian Elkhound to the family before giving in to a kid’s request. “The Black Norwegian Elkhound can teach our kids about responsibility and become a pleasant addition to the family-or it can become a burden,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen advises you consider the following before committing:
Questions to Think About Before Answering Should You Get The Black Norwegian Elkhound Puppy
Who will care for the Black Norwegian Elkhound? Parents and kids must come to an agreement beforehand who is to be responsible for feeding, walking, bathing and picking up after the Black Norwegian Elkhound.
Do you have room for the Black Norwegian Elkhound, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families who live in townhouses or apartments may be better suited to a cat, a bird or fish, instead of the Black Norwegian Elkhound. Check with the library or Internet to find out more about Black Norwegian Elkhounds to decide if another dog may be more suited for your family.
Being the owner of the Black Norwegian Elkhound is a big committment and not cheap. Family members must understand that they are expected to forsake current activities to spend time with the Black Norwegian Elkhound. If this prospect seems too much of a committment, you might think about delaying until the child is old enough to help raise the Black Norwegian Elkhound.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Black Norwegian Elkhound
Bergen recommends the whole family meet the Black Norwegian Elkhound prior to agreeing to take it home. Getting the Black Norwegian Elkhound is a huge commitment, so decide carefully before getting one.
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