9 Reasons to Say No When Your Child Wants a Puppy


7. You or another family member has allergies

If anyone in the household has allergies, that’s a very good reason to reconsider a puppy purchase or adoption. Puppies may be lovable, but it’s not worth it if you or a family member is in misery.

Prevent all the coughing, sniffing and sneezing by opting for less allergenic pets like fish or reptiles.