Socializing adult dogs
“I need to socialize my three-year-old adopted dog…how do I do that?”
AHS trainers hear this question frequently, for understandable reasons. Adopters want to give their dogs the fullest life possible, and many worry that their dog will “miss out” if they are not provided ample play opportunities. The reality, though, is that adult dogs can lead a full life even without dog parks or off-leash play. This article is intended to shed light on specific considerations for socializing adult dogs.