Author Archives: BebeDog

Socialization varies

Socialization is different for puppies and dogs. Puppies: during their early weeks and months, puppies have the best chance of forming new relationships with other dogs, other species, and adapting to stimuli in their environment. This time frame is called the socialization period, commonly considered to be the first three months of life, approximately 3… Read More »

Let them say no

By Cinder Wilkinson-Kenner, CPDT-KA. Is your dog allowed to say, NO? Mine is. This is a relatively new concept in the world of dog training. Back in the “old days” the common advice when training our dogs, “handlers should never, ever, let the dog make any choices of its own”. Whether in training, play, even… Read More »

Dog park proposal

A dog park is typically a fenced section of land where people and their dogs can hang out, socialize or play. Sizes vary. Many dog parks are only for municipality residents who have paid the established fees. Some are private and by paid membership only. A few are free and open to the public. Before… Read More »