9 Reasons to Say No When Your Child Wants a Puppy


4. You don’t have the space

Puppies are full of energy and they usually need a lot of room to burn it off. It’s crucial that you have a large space for your dog to run, especially if you are considering a more active breed that will grow to be fairly large.

If you live in an apartment or your yard is quite small, you may want to pass on the puppy until your living arrangement changes.