We could go on and on about socialization. There’s a lot to know and a lot of ways to set your dog up for success. First, what does it mean to be a social dog? Most of our brains go straight to the dog park, but socialization is far more than just group play.[…]
Socialized Dog: A dog that can listen around other dogs, plays gently, walks on leash without lunging/barking, greets people in a friendly manner, doesn’t mow over the toddler, is comfortable with the fact that people come in many shapes, colors, and scents; and understands the meaning of you can’t have that.