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Features September 2016 Issue

Socializing Your Puppy Safely  Before She Has Had All Her Vaccinations

There's a small window of time during which a young puppy should not be allowed to socialize with unknown dogs.

Socializing Your Puppy Safely Before She Has Had All Her Vaccinations

It's something of a catch-22, but with the proper precautions, it can be done.

You bring home your brand new puppy somewhere between the ages of 8 and 10 weeks. She has already had her first set of vaccinations, but she has at least two more rounds to go, possibly three, depending on her breed and other circumstances, such as where you live and what pathogens might be in the environment.

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