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Puppy Socialization [APHIS Animal Care Tech Note]


Author:
United States, Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Servivce, and Animal Care Division
Year:
2013
Subject:
Puppies--Training
Abstract:
Although puppy socialization is not a regulatory requirement under the USDA, APHIS Animal Care recommends that breeders socialize their puppies. Socialization is good for the puppies themselves and for their prospective owners and helps to prevent unwanted future behavioral problems.
Publisher:
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Collection:
Animal Welfare Act History Digital Collection