Posts Tagged ‘socialization’

Puppy Kindergarten Training Class in Holbrook, MA: Now at a New Time! January 15, 2014 Comments Off

By popular request, we have changed the time of our Puppy Kindergarten group training class in Holbrook to 11AM on Saturdays! If you have a puppy between the ages of eight weeks and five months of age that needs training, come join us. Our Puppy Kindergarten class combines basic manners and obedience training (sit, down, come […]

Creative Puppy Socialization November 26, 2011 Comments Off

Good puppy socialization requires a bit of creativity. In this post, I’ll give you some suggestions for getting your new addition “out and about” in the real world. Remember that when working with your puppy, your goal should always be exposure without overwhelming him. We want your puppy to experience novel things without getting scared […]

Myth Busting: Puppy Socialization & Training November 3, 2011 Comments Off

Outdated information about training puppies is absolutely rampant, and as a professional dog trainer, few things are more frustrating to me than hearing bad advice about puppies. It is so critical that puppies get as much training and, more importantly, socialization as possible — and it needs to start as soon as your puppy comes […]