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Try to keep the
fun, light-hearted and pressure free. It's important not to overwhelm
the young pup with too much information at once during the puppy
training. Socializing ought to be a happy and
positive experience that will teach the puppy that his world is a safe
and happy, not scary, place.
your puppy is more than just
housetraining and the basics. Puppy socialization is a key
your puppy training routine. The crucial period for puppies
this training process can range from 4 to 12 weeks of
During this important time in his development, the young pup
influences. If its experiences are positive with people,
and old, other animals such as cats, as well as other dogs, etc., then
it is likely to be open to them during his life. On the other
hand, if his experience while a young pup is not pleasant, or
completely absent, they may be a bit apprehensive later on.
As part of the training for your puppy, and during
period of socialization, it is important to try and expose the
to a wide variety of social events and situations as is possible.
Training your puppy can be a
experience. Remember, a confident, well-socialized young
looks to you as a leader will be a much more enjoyable and accessible