Puppy Parties and Beyond
Puppy parties and beyond: the role of early age socialization practices on adult dog behavior.
The most common role of a domestic dog in the developed world currently is that of companion. Puppy socialization practices play a large role in the development of well-adjusted adult dogs that display few undesirable behaviors, and which can establish a positive, lifelong relationship with their owner.
Howell, T. J., King, T., & Bennett, P. C. (2015). Puppy parties and beyond: the role of early age socialization practices on adult dog behavior. Veterinary medicine (Auckland, N.Z.), 6, 143–153. https://doi.org/10.2147/VMRR.S62081View Resource
Topic(s): Breeder Resource, Socialization