Becoming a new puppy parent? Here’s something to remember: the training and socialization process should start as soon as possible! There’s a crucial “training gap” that often gets overlooked. 

As a certified professional dog trainer and registered veterinary technician, I’ve seen firsthand the importance of early training and socialization for puppies. In this episode, I dive into the “training gap” that often happens with new puppies. I explain the different growth phases that puppies go through and how each phase presents unique challenges and opportunities for training. By being aware of the training gap and continuing the training and socialization process, new puppy parents can ensure a well-adjusted and happy puppy. Join me to learn more about:

  • The concept of the “training gap” in dog training
  • The importance of early training and socialization for puppies
  • Understanding the different growth phases that puppies go through
  • The benefits of using a snuggle puppy for new puppies to provide comfort and security, especially during their first few nights alone.
  • Tips for continuing the training and socialization process

By addressing the training gap and providing consistent training and socialization, new puppy parents can set their furry friends up for success. Remember, it’s never too early to start training and investing in your puppy’s future behavior.

Thank you for taking the time to help your dog become a more well-mannered mutt! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive more training tips, canine wellness advice and fun activities for dogs and their owners!

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