Sooner or later, most parents are likely to be asked: “Daddy, can I get that Welsh Terrier puppy?”
Rather than dodge the question, parents are advised to ponder whether the clan is prepared for a puppy, especially a Welsh Terrier, says Sharon Bergen, SVP of education and training for Knowledge Learning Corporation, the country’s leading provider of early childhood education and care.
When deciding “should we get the Welsh Terrier” Bergen suggests the parents evaluate the plusses and minuses of bringing the Welsh Terrier to the household prior to acquiescing to a child’s wishes. “The Welsh Terrier can teach your kids responsibility and become a great addition to the family-or it can become a regret,” she has said. Bergen suggests parents ponder the following before committing:
Questions to Think About Before Deciding Should You Get The Welsh Terrier Puppy
Who will care for the Welsh Terrier? Families should come to an agreement beforehand who is to be in charge of bathing, feeding, walking and cleaning up behind the Welsh Terrier.
Is there room for the Welsh Terrier, or 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 Welsh Terrier. Check your library or online to learn more about Welsh Terriers to determine if another animal may be more suited for the family.
Rearing the Welsh Terrier is a big committment and not cheap. Family members has to know that they will be required to forego other activities to spend time with the Welsh Terrier. If that requirement turns out to be too daunting, you should think about postponing until the child is responsible enough to help raise the Welsh Terrier.
Conclusion: Should You Get A Welsh Terrier
Bergen advises the entire household meet the Welsh Terrier before agreeing to take it home. Getting the Welsh Terrier is a big commitment, so decide carefully before getting one.
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