5 BIG Mistakes Pet-Parents Make AFTER Bringing Home a Puppy

The excitement of bringing home a puppy is a fun experience, but many people don't realize that their puppy's overall well-being mentally, physically, and socially are dependent on their first year's experiences. How a pet-parent teaches, sets up rules, and guides their puppy will define their soon to be adult-dog's behavioral traits, and confidence level.

How do you set up a puppy for success in their first year? DON'T make these common mistakes.

#1 - Going on a Trip or Vacation
#2 - Allowing Children to Help with the Potty Training
#3 - Picking the Wrong Season
#4 - Delaying Training
#5 - Lack of Socialization

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Victoria is a blogger for Smart Living Network, and is the owner of Good Little Dog. If you are interested in any of the puppies available for adoption on today's segment visit Hearts of Hope at