Puppy Training: Putting the Best Paw Forward

iStock_000016868430_SmallBringing home a new puppy can be a very exciting (and overwhelming) time. Your new family member is getting used to his or her surroundings, and you are getting used to caring for a puppy.

While it is fun to sit back and enjoy your new dog, getting started early with training is very important. Behavioral issues are the leading cause of pet surrenders to shelters, and with 85% of puppies not receiving proper training, the issue is huge. Make sure that you are providing your new puppy with a solid training foundation so that you are able to raise a well-behaved, loving dog that you can enjoy for many years to come.

Starting off your new puppy with training classes can have numerous benefits, including the following…

Puppy Training and Socialization

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