Sooner or later, you are likely to be asked: “Please, can we get that Russell Terrier puppy?”
Rather than ignore the question, parents are advised to think about whether their clan is ready for a dog, and even moreso a Russell Terrier, according to Sharon Bergen, senior vice president of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, this country’s leading provider of early childhood education and care.
While asking yourself “should you get the Russell Terrier” Bergen recommends the parents ascertain the plusses and minuses of bringing the Russell Terrier to the household before agreeing to a child’s wish. “The Russell Terrier can teach children responsibility and be a welcome addition to the family-or it can be a hassle,” she has said. Bergen advises families think about the following before committing:
Questions to Ponder Before Deciding Should You Get The Russell Terrier Puppy
Who is going to care for the Russell Terrier? Parents and children should come to an agreement beforehand who will be responsible for bathing, feeding, walking and picking up after the Russell Terrier.
Do you have space for the Russell Terrier, and does your landlord allow dogs? Families living in townhouses or apartments may prefer a cat, a fish , or bird, instead of the Russell Terrier. Check at the library or online to find out more about Russell Terriers to learn if another pet may be more suitable for the family.
Rearing the Russell Terrier is a big committment and not cheap. Family members has to know that they will be expected to give up other activities to spend time with the Russell Terrier. If this thought turns out to be too much of a committment, parents might think about delaying until the child is old enough to help raise the Russell Terrier.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Russell Terrier
Bergen suggests the entire family meet the Russell Terrier prior to agreeing to take it home. Raising the Russell Terrier is a long-term commitment, so decide carefully before getting one.
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