Sooner or later, every parent is going to hear: “Daddy, can I get that King Charles Spaniel puppy?”
Rather than avoid the question, parents are advised to think about if the clan is prepared for a new puppy, especially a King Charles Spaniel, says Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s leading provider of early childhood education.
While thinking about “should the family get the King Charles Spaniel” Bergen recommends the parents evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of bringing the King Charles Spaniel to the family prior to agreeing to a child’s wish. “The King Charles Spaniel can teach your children about responsibility and be a fantastic addition to your household-or it can become a hassle,” she said. Bergen recommends parents ponder the following before deciding:
Things to Ponder Before Answering Should You Get The King Charles Spaniel Puppy
Who is going to care for the King Charles Spaniel? Families must agree in advance who will be responsible for bathing, walking, feeding and picking up behind the King Charles Spaniel.
Do you have room for the King Charles Spaniel, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a cat, a bird or fish, instead of the King Charles Spaniel. Check your local library or online to learn more about King Charles Spaniels to learn if another dog may be more suited for the household.
Rearing the King Charles Spaniel is time consuming and not cheap. Family members has to understand that they will be required to forsake existing activities to properly care for the King Charles Spaniel. If this idea is too much of a committment, you might want to consider postponing until the child is responsible enough to help care for the King Charles Spaniel.
Conclusion: Should You Get A King Charles Spaniel
Bergen suggests the whole family meet the King Charles Spaniel in advance of deciding whether to take it home. Raising the King Charles Spaniel is a big commitment, so think carefully before adopting a furry new family member.
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