- ISBN: 9781620080771 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
As author Kim Campbell Thornton begins this Simple Solutions guide, Dogs are known as man's best friend, but they don't come ready-made to take on this role." Socialization unlocks the key to the human-dog bond and explains how well-mannered, well-adjusted dogs are made (not born). A term used by canine behaviorists and trainers, socialization is a fancy five-syllable word for getting friendly," which doesn't come naturally to all dogs. This handy little book begins with a discussion of puppy life stages, showing how puppies developmentally mature and what their ever-changing needs are. New puppy buyers must be aware of the importance of the breeder's role in socializing a litter of puppies, a critical process of introducing each pup to people, other dogs, and common everyday noises, during its critical developmental stages. Puppies raised without socialization (typically in a commercial breeding establishment, sometimes called a puppy mill) have a decided...
Electronic reproduction. New York : i5 Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2309 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 930 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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