Raising a puppy is a lot of hard work, but Ian Dunbar and Jane Killion tell you everything you need to know to get you started on the right track.
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A puppy needs proper, appropriate and regular socialisation in order to grow into a well-adjusted adult dog. The following articles explain the different stages puppies go through as they grow.