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post #4 of (permalink) Old 05-17-2014, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by I_LOVE_MY_MIKKO View Post
He doesn't need a rabies shot to be out socializing. Start taking him places, work from a distance at first, take lots of treats and praise when he watches people and dogs and other new things. Gradually work closer to things. He needs to see all kinds of different people (different colors and genders, old and young, handicapped, tall and short, etc) dogs, other animals, and other sorts of things (loud trucks, balloons, sewage grates, etc)..
If this dog has any chance of biting or nipping anyone then yes the rabies shot is needed, for his own protection.

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