Veterinarians often recommend that new puppy owners actively socialize their puppy during the sensitive socialization period. Well-intentioned pet parents may take that general guidance and inadvertently create, not prevent, problems. In this free webinar sponsored by Elanco, Jacqueline Neilson, DVM, DACVB. will demonstrate how sharing six socialization principles will allow veterinary staff to help owners make wise choices for socialization that promote the pups’ emotional and physical well-being.
Attendees will learn:
1. What the sensitive socialization period is and where it came from
2. To identify the difference between a good and bad socialization event
3. To be aware of the risks/consequences of poor exposures during the sensitive socialization period
4. Six simple principles to share with owners to increase beneficial socialization exposures