Socialization

SOCIALIZATION

Proper socialiation ensures that your Schnauzer puppy will adapt smoothly to it’s new family.

GOALS

Improve human / canine relationships

Build confident / positive behavior

RESILIENCE

EXPOSE TO VARIETY ENVIRONMENTS

SOCIALIZATION CHECKLIST

Learn how we make our puppies socialize

OBSTACLES / CHALLENGES

Climbed at least 3-4 stairs

Walked through a door way with a step up or down

Climbed over an object

Taken in and out of the bathtub

Play hide and seek.

NEW PEOPLE / SITUATIONS

Have been around (male and female)

A baby, toddler, child, teen, adult and an elderly person.

Man with bear

Introduced to complete strangers

Other dogs (variety of breeds)

PHYSICAL SOCIALIZATION

Collar, Leash, Worn a t-shirt / sweater

Physical Touch, Holding paws, Clipping nails

Playing with ears and cleaning ears.

Washing face

Washing paws

EATING EXPERIENCE

Eaten from human hands

Had their food taken away mid meal (and then given back)

Eaten from a glass dog dish

Eaten from a metal dog dish

Eaten outside

NEW ENVIRONMENTS

Car rides, Vet office, Walk outdoors.

Visit another family’s home, Attend a ballgame, camping or similar social event.

Rope toy, Stuffed animal.

Hard rubber, Deer or Elk antler.

Tennis ball, Frisbee, Squeaker Toy.

WALKING ON FLOORINGS

Hardwood, Tile

Carpet, Linoleum

Gravel, Grass.

Cement, Woodchips

Sand, dirt.