Socializing your dog is an important part of helping them grow up healthy and happy. But knowing what to do and how to do it isn’t always easy. It can be scary introducing your precious dog to other dogs who may bite!
However, dog are very social animals meant to live in packs with other dogs. They crave the company of other pups! The effort required to socialize your dog is well worth the benefits to your dog’s happiness.
Here are some tips to get your started:
Learn the basics of socializing puppies and dogs:
For dogs with previous bad experiences with other dogs, start slow:
Learn to read your dog’s boy language:
Watch for warning signs of an impending dog bite:
Help your dog get along with others:
And if your dog is struggling consult a trained professional for assistance in socializing your dog and tips for how to treat your particular dog’s individual challenges.
What is your dog struggling with this week? Let us know in the comments or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.