- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
Between three weeks and sixteen weeks of age, puppies go through a “critical socialization period”. For just about three months at the beginning of their lives, puppies are sponges, soaking up information about the world as fast as it is presented to them.
When you’re a puppy parent, your number one most important job is socialization, and it’s critical to start socializing your pup. Remember, by the time they come home with you, your sponge window has shrunk to less than two months!