Watch video: How dog breeders can create the perfect puppy with Ian Dunbar
Puppies, like human babies, learn incredibly quickly. By the time the new owner collects their puppy, typically at about 8 weeks, there is quite a lot of training that could have taken place, but many breeders don't undertake training of the puppies they sell.
In this video, Dr Ian Dunbar outlines what he feels breeders should do to get the puppy and the new owner off to a good start.
To see other videos by Dr Ian Dunbar about socialisation or early housetraining, click on the links below:
How to socialise puppies before 2 weeks old https://youtu.be/BiSmWsDrDY4
How breeders and owners can housetrain dogs before they go to their new homes! https://youtu.be/BVs2rZKwEMc