Don’t Socialize, Familiarize

Don’t Socialize, Familiarize

Puppy socialization is huge these days. Puppy owners are told that if they want a well-adjusted puppy who is friendly with people, they must get that puppy out on the streets. Goal: meet 100 people before the ‘window of socialization’ slams shut at 16 weeks of age....
Why is Housetraining So Hard?

Why is Housetraining So Hard?

I visited Amazon.com to see how many books on how to house train your puppy were available. I counted 25 before deciding that was enough to prove my point – house training is a challenge for many people and many puppies. But why? We are told that puppies...