Sarah Wilson

Dog Expert

Shy dog

September 22, 2016
by Sarah
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My #1 Rule When Approaching Shy Dogs

My #1 rule when approaching shy dogs is don’t approach shy dogs. A major reason I have gotten through 30 years as a professional dog trainer without scars or major mishaps (so far) is that I respect the dog. If a … Continue reading

Puppy Socialization

July 23, 2013
by Sarah
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Puppy Socialization: 10 Surprising Do’s and Don’ts

The only way your puppy experiences something is to experience it; you can’t show them pictures or tell them about the outside world. The critical period of puppy socialization is brief; it’s a window of opportunity largely closed by 16 weeks … Continue reading