Bringing home a fresh puppy is a bundle of fun. Puppy socialization is the most crucial thing you will need to give attention to before your puppy reaches age 12 weeks. This puppy dog socialization period is known as the 'windows of opportunity' since it is the period of time when puppy dogs learn best how to cope with the unknown. Therefore, the more people, puppies, objects, sounds and surroundings the puppy dog can be exposed to during this period, the better. Puppy socialization to these new activities helps the pup to be much more confident as a mature dog when subjected to unfamiliar events.
Puppy preschool or kindergarten is a great avenue for socialization with other young dogs of an identical get older. However, the turmoil comes from the question of doggie vaccinations "is it safe to take a puppy out during this time period?" This is a problem because on the one side you want to teach your puppy to be sociable but keep the puppy safe at the same time.