Tips for Socializing a Puppy

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Training a puppy starts long before you arrive at an obedience class. Besides potty training and setting boundaries at home, early training should include plenty of socialization and new situations for your puppy to experience around the home and away from home. The first time your puppy hears a doorbell ring or a loud garbage…

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5 Myths about Training a Puppy

Yes, puppies are goofy and full of energy, but it’s a good time to establish a foundation of learning. Here are five myths about training a puppy… 1) Puppies will be puppies Puppies chew on everything and get themselves into a bunch of trouble the moment you look away. They don’t know any better—yet. Training…

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Puppy Training Starts with Good Social Skills

Puppy training starts as soon as you bring your new pet home. Setting boundaries and encouraging good behavior reduces stress for the dog and the family, eliminates bad behaviors, and creates a positive environment for a lifetime of friendship and learning. Providing your puppy with loving attention, proper veterinary care, leadership, and new people to meet will prepare him…

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