Socialization: Formula for a Fearless Puppy

The Importance of Socializing Your Puppy Start Early – Go Everywhere There is a magic window that opens in every puppy’s life, when he is most confident and accepting of new experiences, dogs, people, places. The length of this sensitive period is short; usually within the first three months. This is the time to get him outside, to go everywhere you can and introduce him to everyone you meet, allow them to pet and handle your little one gently and
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Ralph and The Perfect Storm

Sometimes a dog can become frightened of something he’s known his entire life. Take Ralph, an 18 month old beagle that developed a terror of grocery carts. Ralph had excelled in our Jumpstart Puppy Program as a youngster and knew the in’s and out’s of grocery carts at 14 weeks. It took a fateful combination of events, a perfect storm that left him trembling and unable to go near a cart a year later. Here we’ll share with you how we
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