The secrets of socialisation in their first few weeks, the best way to train them – and keeping their tails wagging with toys and regular exercise.
In this section we’ll look at:
- Puppy socialisation
Choose a class that uses reward-based training. Avoid any class which use water pistols, rattle cans or similar training gadgets. Avoid any class which bases their training on the idea that dogs need to be dominant. Members of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers only use reward-based methods – visit their website to find a trainer in your area.
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