If you just got a new puppy, congratulations! If this is your first dog, welcome to the wonderful world of dog ownership! Puppies are a lot fun but also take a lot of work. There are many things your puppy needs to thrive, and proper training is one of the most important things. However, puppy training can seem overwhelming. There’s so much for a new puppy to learn. Not to worry! The following tips can help you navigate puppy training, so your new pet will become a happy and healthy member of your family.
Socializing is just what it sounds like. It’s about getting your puppy out and about to experience new people, places, and situations. Puppies that are well socialized tend to become more well-adjusted adults. Many of the most common behavior problems we see in dogs, such as aggression, fear, and excessive barking, can stem from a lack of proper early socialization.
It’s important to get your puppy used to a variety of people, animals, and places. In addition, is essential that your puppy is accustomed to being handled in different ways.