Posts made in January, 2013

Puppy Socialization: Myths Vs. Reality

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Blog, puppies, tips | 0 comments

Puppy Socialization: Myths Vs. Reality

In the past twenty-some years, trainers and behaviorists have been pushing the importance of early puppy socialization – starting before puppies are finished their puppy shots. This has done a huge amount of good for the average puppy – more people are aware that puppy class and socialization are part of owning a baby puppy. Early socialization IS crucial, but this push has brought with it other myths and misunderstandings about what socialization is; how to go about it; and what it can and cannot do. So, let’s do some myth-busting! “If a puppy grows up to be fearful or...

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