is done at every opportunity: Before treats, before dinner, before walks, before coming back in side, before ANY greeting
or petting when you get home or coming into the room. Please have the pup on leash and demand a sit-stay before children approach
and pet the pup.
Leash walking if pup is three months old and has had two vaccinations. Do Not go to Parks or School
Report shyness, growling, etc.
Use rubber balls or toys--throw then
just a couple of feet and ask the pup to drop it when you exchange the toy for a treat.
Kong (Tuffy), Rope toys, Gumabones.
1. Touch and manipulate each toe, ears, gums,
tail, tummy DAILY
2. Lift the pup from behind, holding behind
the forelegs, and ask him to "settle" then put down.
3. Roll pup on to his side, applying pressure
to shoulder and hind quarters, ask him to "settle." Gently and hold him down on the side quietly for 15 minutes Daily the
first week, 30 minutes daily the second week, then twice a week.
4. Hold the pup by the nose, and gently apply
pressure downward for an instant. Reward.
5. Begin the Sit-Stay by using a firm "Sit-Stay"
, Wait a second
after taking one step back, then step forward and reward. Gradually increase distance.
6. Begin tooth brushing.
Begin toe trim behaviors. Reward everything. Sit for everything.
-Leave kids alone with
a pup untill Kids Can Be Trusted
Have fun! Remember, these pups
Keep every interaction in
control and positive.