Many families acquire a new puppy or dog in the holidays. Or you’ve just found the time to start searching where to do that “thing” they keep talking about – “socialising.” Socialising is VERY important. HOWEVER! Most owners are directed toward Puppy Schools and Dog Schools to socialise their dogs (by so-called “experts!”). This is generally the worst way to go! I have rehabilitated many thousands of dogs who had fear, aggression and other behavioral problems – almost all of them had attended some kind of “Puppy School” or group situation. The......