Eventually, every parent is going to hear: “Mom, may I have that Great Pyrenees puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents should decide whether or not the clan is prepared for a dog, especially a Great Pyrenees, says Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s leading provider of early childhood education.
When pondering “should we get the Great Pyrenees” Bergen advises that parents evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of adding the Great Pyrenees to the household prior to acquiescing to a kid’s wishes. “The Great Pyrenees can teach your children responsibility and be a wonderful addition to a family-or it can be a hassle,” she says. Bergen suggests families think about the following before committing:
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Answering Should You Get The Great Pyrenees Puppy
Who is going to care for the Great Pyrenees? Families must come to an agreement beforehand who will be responsible for walking feeding, bathing and cleaning up after the Great Pyrenees.
Do you have room for the Great Pyrenees, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in townhouses or apartments may be better suited to a fish, a cat, or bird, instead of the Great Pyrenees. Check your local library or Internet to find out more about Great Pyreneess to decide if another breed may be more appropriate for the household.
Being the owner of the Great Pyrenees is a big committment and can be expensive. Family members has to understand that they will be expected to forsake existing activities to spend time with the Great Pyrenees. If this prospect seems too much of a committment, you might consider postponing until the child is old enough to help raise the Great Pyrenees.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Great Pyrenees
Bergen suggests the entire household meet the Great Pyrenees before committing to take it home. Getting the Great Pyrenees is a huge commitment, so think carefully before adopting a furry new family member.
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