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Puppy Preschool: Socialization

Welcome to Day 5 of Puppy Preschool (Don’t know what we’re talking about? Click here.) Today we’ll cover socialization. Depending on if you have chosen a new dog or a new cat to join your family, or if you’re making friends

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Puppy Preschool: Exercise

Welcome to Day 4 of Puppy Preschool (Don’t know what we’re talking about? Click here.) Today we’ll cover exercise and appropriate play. Exercise As a nation we are becoming more and more sedentary in our daily routines. Movies, video games or

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Puppy Preschool: Play Biting

Welcome to Day 3 of Puppy Preschool (Don’t know what we’re talking about? Click here.) Today we’ll cover play biting and chewing. Most mouthing and playbiting in puppies and juvenile dogs is normal play behavior. Completely eliminating this type of behavior is

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Puppy Preschool: Potty/Crate Training

Welcome to Day 2 of Puppy Preschool! (Don’t know what we’re talking about? Click here.) Today we’ll cover house training and crate training. About House Training House training (or, as most puppy parents call it, “potty training”) your pet may be one of

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Puppy Preschool: Positive Reinforcement Training

Welcome to Day 1 of Puppy Preschool! (Don’t know what we’re talking about? Click here.) Today we’ll cover the topic of “Positive Reinforcement Training.” What is Positive Reinforcement Training? In its simplest form, positive reinforcement training involves short commands that are

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Puppy Preschool

It’s puppy season here at the shelter, and many South Florida families are adding little wiggly bunches of joy to their homes. Adopting a puppy is a completely different experience from adopting an adult dog. Not only do you have

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