Eventually, you are going to hear: “Mom, may I get that Tenterfield Terrier puppy?”
Instead of avoiding the question, parents should ponder whether or not their clan is ready for a puppy, especially a Tenterfield Terrier, according to Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this nation’s leading provider of early childhood education and care.
When asking yourself “should we get the Tenterfield Terrier” Bergen recommends parents evaluate the positives and negatives of bringing the Tenterfield Terrier to the household prior to agreeing to a kid’s request. “The Tenterfield Terrier can teach your children responsibility and become a fantastic addition to a family-or it can become a hassle,” she says. Bergen recommends parents think about the following before deciding:
Questions to Ponder Before Deciding Should You Get The Tenterfield Terrier Puppy
Who is going to care for the Tenterfield Terrier? Parents and children should agree beforehand who will be the one in charge of feeding, walking, bathing and cleaning up after the Tenterfield Terrier.
Is there an area for the Tenterfield Terrier, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families who live in apartments or townhouses may be better suited to a fish, a bird, or cat, rather than the Tenterfield Terrier. Check the library or Internet to discover more about Tenterfield Terriers to decide if another pet may be more suitable for the household.
Owning the Tenterfield Terrier is time consuming and not cheap. The family must realize that they will be required to forsake existing activities to properly care for the Tenterfield Terrier. If that idea turns out to be too daunting, you may suggest delaying until the child is old enough to help care for the Tenterfield Terrier.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Tenterfield Terrier
Bergen suggests the entire household meet the Tenterfield Terrier prior to deciding whether to take it home. Raising the Tenterfield Terrier is a big commitment, so think carefully before adopting one.
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