Raising a well-adjusted adult dog requires careful planning, commitment, and a positive attitude.
Whether you’re a brand-new Pet Parent or have trained a puppy or dog before, this guide will give you some helpful pointers on the basics of dog training — the four basic commands, socialization, the essentials of crate training, and the importance of daily play and exercise. With lots of love, consistency, and patience, your pup will learn to be a good canine citizen and make you proud!
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