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post #9 of (permalink) Old 04-01-2014, 11:40 AM
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For dog socialization I use dogs I know, mostly family dogs - there are 8 (9 as my parents usually have a foster as well) dogs between us of varying sizes and ages. Delgado can run around unsupervised in my parent's 1 acre dog run with the 'big boys' as we call them and play to his heart's content. I try and get him out there once a week to run and play

As a puppy I took him everywhere, sitting outside the grocery store, into all the pet stores once his shots were completed, to park land, walking around downtown, etc. Everything I could think of to get him used to the sounds and smells around


My Pack:

Jasmine - Female Miniature Poodle - born Aug 15, 2010
Loker Delgado Von Stalworth - Male GSD - born Jan 26, 2012
Koda & Zazu - 7 year old male cats
Alex - Male Cocker Spaniel (rescue) - RIP Cuddlebug 2007-2010
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