Puppy Play: An Essential Part of Puppy Class for a Well-Rounded Dog

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Here’s why you should pick a puppy class that includes play – and what that play should look like. Puppies have a lot to learn. When you bring them home at about 8 weeks, the breeder will have already done some socialization (provided you picked a responsible breeder). But it’s up to you to build on that early socialization, because the sensitive period continues until about 12-14 weeks.

Todd, Z. (2022, July 27). Puppy play: An essential part of puppy class for a well-rounded dog. Companion Animal Psychology. Retrieved January 18, 2023, from https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2021/02/puppy-play-essential-part-of-puppy.html#:~:text=The%20important%20thing%20about%20puppies,are%20having%20a%20good%20time

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Topic(s): Behavior, Pet Families, Socialization