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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

No nothing concerning. I was just sharing. Thank you. Carol Sumbry ACDBC, CPDT-KA Associated Certified Behavior Consultant/Certified Dog Trainer Sent from iPhone


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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Hi Carol, That's a great article. We seem to be in agreement. Safe, voluntary, positive experiences with novelty starting very young and continuing through adolescence. Was there something in the video or post that made you feel otherwise? Ian still recommends that puppies meet 100 people...


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RE: Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Diane, I saw Ian probably 20 years. He's brilliant. Yes there is a brief window for any species for socialization. This is crucial for survival. That said I think the way we view socialization has changed over the years. It used to be the "meet 100 dogs and people" for example but we've...



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Training Video: How to Socialize Puppies to Chickens (and Other Animals)

Hey y'all, I've been, more or less, obsessed with early socialization ever since I attended a seminar with Ian Dunbar in 2009 where he explained that young puppies and kittens are infinitely easier to train and socialize than at any other point in their life. (He and I also discussed this in a...



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Animal Welfare Leadership Call - Friday, 4/09/21 - Helping Feral Dogs, Pet Bed Donations, & Rehoming

Watch Recording Here Welcome – Kristen Hassen, Director, American Pets Alive! Mary Ippoliti-Smith, Maddie’s Fund – quotes from Dr. Michael Blackwell and James Evans: “W e don’t see things a s they are , but we see things as WE are. ” So, let’s keep...


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Shelter & Rescue Support Call - Monday, 4/19/21 - HASS Government Policy Working Group, The Story of HSUS Expo, & Dogs on Deployment

Watch Recording Here Welcome - Bobby Mann, Director of Human Animal Support Services Mary’s Motivation Monday – Take care of yourselves and each other . Join us on April 27 with Ariel Zhang from The Animal Foundation. Katie Jarl, AmPA! Director of...