Care Bad For Puppy?
If these are valid concerns for
dogs.... what does this say about daycare and our kids?
article from the website, Adam's Dog Training and Behavior [dogproblems.com],
which features articles that help with dog training and
A reader writes:
“I recently started taking my puppy to
...our trainer who is helping us says she'll develop separation anxiety if
we take her there everyday and won't be able to stay alone at home and be
happy. She suggested only letting the puppy go 2-3 times a week and then
having her walked other days. Does anyone know if this is good advice? “
(The dog-training expert, D. Ames)
“1] I don't want to risk my puppy learning that
other puppies can beat up on it, and [just as importantly]
I don't want to risk my puppy learning that it can beat up on other puppies.
2] I don't want my puppy learning that
playing with/interacting with other puppies or dogs is the highlight of its
life. I want my puppy to learn that interacting with humans and relating to
humans is the focus of its life.
3] I don't want to have my puppy/dog
being exposed to health issues which other puppies/dogs bring with
them. [E.g.: viral infection, bacterial infection, parasitic infection,
4] I don't want to entrust my pup's
emotional, mental, physical well-being and development to someone else.
They might be the most well-meaning individual. But, accidents happen. These
accidents can and often do cause life-long negative effects on puppies.
by Adam G. Katz, © 2002