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When To Start Puppy Training

By Jason Wright

August 31, 2020

It's Sooner Than You Think

As the saying goes, the best time to start was yesterday, the second-best time is today. When you take a puppy home for the first time, it is important that you enroll him or her in puppy obedience training right away.

The foremost priority every new dog owner should have is making sure that their dog learns the foundations of good behavior right away. If training is not prioritized, then your dog may learn the wrong habits or that it is okay to misbehave.

Often, when we encounter adult dogs that frequently rip up the upholstery on living room furniture or go to the bathroom inside the house, they had not received proper training as a puppy and have developed anxiety.

In our view, a puppy is ready to start puppy training when they are between 6 and 8 weeks of age. At this age in their development, they can learn the meaning of basic commands with relative ease.

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