Classic Dog Article: Dealing With Fearful Puppies

October 19th, 2009 by Dan

From approximately 8-11 weeks of age puppies experience a “fear period” where frightening experiences can have a lasting effect on their behavior. It’s very important for pet parents to learn the “rights” and “wrongs” of how to handle incidents in which your puppy reacts fearfully to everyday occurrences. In today’s classic dog article, you’ll learn to reward your pup for bravery and gain an understanding of why forcing your dog closer to an object will only further the traumatic situation. Check out How To Handle Everyday Puppy Fears!

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