As a Dog Trainer and Dog Behavior Expert, I am often surprised by the number of dog owners who don’t adequately socialize their puppies properly. I don’t think that breeders and vets stress the importance of socialization from a very early age. Sadly, lack of socialization can affect a dogs personality and behavior for the rest of their lives. There is no excuse to not be socializing your puppy from day one. If they are not fully vaccinated, you can take them out and about in a bag or stroller What is Socialization? Socialization is a broad term used to…

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What is┬áSocialization? Socialisation is a broad term used to describe mentally and physically preparing your pup for the world around them. These imporatant skills are developed in the first few months of your dogs life and will last it’s lifetime. Puppies that are socialized well are less prone to reacting badly to noises, other dogs or other people. A well socialised puppy is more likely to integrate into human life easier starting your lifetime together on the right path. Socialization is divided into to parts. The first part of socialization is teaching our pups to be well mannered around other…

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