Puppy Preschool

In tonight’s class the dogs were socialized with humans and dogs. We passed each dog around the the whole class. On the first dog we were to examine their feet, next it was teeth, next was a hug, next it was the ears and so on until we go our own puppies back. Misha was enjoying all the attention.

Ollie was sitting next to us tonight, he is a pit bull puppy that was probably the shiest of the bunch. During the evening we kept petting him and gave hims some treats. By the time they were passed around he was letting us pet him, his owner was very surprised and delighted by the end of the exercise that he had came out of his shell.

The last thing of the evening the trainer instructed us to unleash our animals and not to acknowledge them at all. We hoped that Misha, being the second largest, and probably the strongest dog there, wouldn’t kill anyone’s dog. Louie, the dog to our left, a black and white spaniel-type dog became playmates. Louie just kept coming back for more and more, tail wagging the whole time. Ollie even started to run with them. His owner was so proud that he came out of his shell. 

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