Is The Whippet Puppy Right For Your Family?

Should you get a Whippet puppy?Sooner or later, every parent is going to hear: “Daddy, may I get that Whippet puppy?”

Instead of dodging the question, parents should think about whether the family is prepared for a new puppy, and even moreso a Whippet, according to Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s foremost provider of early childhood education.

When considering “should the family get the Whippet” Bergen advises the parents ascertain the benefits and drawbacks of adding the Whippet to the household before giving in to a kid’s request. “The Whippet can teach your children responsibility and be a wonderful addition to your family-or it can become a burden,” she is quoted as saying. Bergen advises parents think about the following before committing:

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Taking Care Of Young Whippets

whippet care tipsOwning dogs, in particular taking care of the whippet, is nothing new for people. Some historians believe that dogs were first domesticated sometime between twelve thousand and 25,000 years ago—and that dogs evolved from wolves. Since those days, we have selectively bred more than four hundred different breeds, which vary in size from four-pound teacup poodles all the way up to Irish wolfhounds, whose 3-ft stature has earned them the distinction of tallest dog. However, the most popular pooches are the non-pedigree dogs—the one-of-a-kind dogs known as mutts. The whippet is another popular pick among canine owners. Some owners are unaware, however, of some of the most common whippet care tips.

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