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Your Dog’s Social Interactions Impact Their Well-Being More Than You Might Think So Here’s How To Properly Socialize Your Pup

A simpler and quieter way to socialize your dog would be to organize a playdate between your dog and a friend’s dog. A great place to do this would be in a fenced-in outdoor space where they can run around and play.

Reach out to a friend with a social and friendly pup and see if they wouldn’t mind allowing your dog to spend some one-on-one time with them!

You can also walk around a dog-friendly neighborhood or event and let your dog say hi to others with their owners while on their leash. Exposing them to more dogs on the street is great, as the more you start to take them on daily walks or outings, the more dogs they’ll have to see.

If you feel more comfortable having your dog socialize with others under the guise of a professional, you can enroll them in group training classes or doggy daycare, where there will be experienced trainers and pet care employees at the ready.

Don’t forget to treat your pup the same way you’d want to be treated by giving them what they need to be happy and healthy. And remember, once your dog gets the hang of it, being around other dogs is fun!

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