Early Neurological Stimulation

Additional Resource

Researchers have noted that newborn pups are immature and under-developed canines that are sensitive to a restricted class of stimuli which includes thermal and tactile stimulation, motion and locomotion. Dr. Battaglia, discusses and demonstrates how to use the five stimulating exercises that give each pup an advantage.

Battaglia, C. (2015). Early neurological stimulation – Excerpt from the film Puppy Culture. Breeding Better Dogs. Retrieved March 14, 2022, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja6E4xa-6Hs

Topic(s): Behavior, Breeder Resource, ENS, Puppy Development