March 18, 2021

4 Things That Every Puppy Needs

4 Things That Every Puppy Needs

This information was talked about on Puppy Talk Episode #26


  • Walking on loose leash 5-8 times a day for 10-20 minutes each
  • Running off leash or long lead 2-3 times a week

Mental Stimulation/Training:

  • 5-15 minutes duration 2-3 times a day
  • Stop when dog mentally checks out
  • Integrate mental stimulation/training into walk.


  • With other dogs - daycare or dog park
  • With other people in different environments


  • Kong’s or other food puzzle toys
  • Things to shew on: bully sticks
  • Nose work
  • Field trips