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Online Resource List: Companion to “Puppy Socialization: What It Is and How to Do It”

If you are here, it is because you purchased a copy of our book, Puppy Socialization: What It Is and How to Do It. We created this list for you so you would have the resources mentioned in the book all in one place. We’ve also added a few more of our favorites.

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Important Resource Links for You and Your Puppy

Chapter 1
Socialization: Things to Know Before You Get Started

Congratulations on your new puppy. We know it seems like there is a lot to know. And, to a degree, there is. You just brought a baby of an entirely different species into your home! Don’t worry. You’re already off to a brilliant start by learning about and socializing your puppy. The links below are self-explanatory.

Chapter 2
Pairing and Priorities

You learned all about pairing and defining your priorities in chapter 2. “Socialization is not simply about exposure, rather it is about making exposure fun and positive. This takes planning on your part. Rather than just a neutral experience, make new experiences positive by incorporating treats.” – “Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog,” Kenneth Martin, DVM, DACVB & Debbie Martin, RVT, VTS (Behavior), CPDT-KA, KPA CTP Let’s get started with that pairing!

Chapter 3
How Puppies Learn and How Socialization Fits In

Chapter 4
Understanding Dog Body Language

Chapter 5
Socialization: Starting at Home

Chapter 6
Socialization Away From Home

Chapter 7
Fear and Special Challenges

Chapter 8
What’s Next?

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