Ask any visitor that comes to visit to handle the puppy around; coming in contact with the paws and feeling among the toes; using the ears; supplying restrained hugs; playing with the oral cavity and opening the mouth positioning your finger on the puppy's tongue. If at all possible expose your puppy to children and teach them how to handle the pup properly. Constantly be sure when children and young dogs are playing collectively that they are supervised. You don't want the children to try out too around with the doggie and you do not want the doggy getting so hyped up by antics of children and becomes out of control.
Bringing home a new puppy is a bundle of fun. Puppy socialization is the most crucial thing you need to concentrate on before your puppy reaches age 12 weeks. This doggie socialization period is recognized as the 'screen of opportunity' because it is the period of time when puppies learn best how to cope with the unidentified. Therefore, the more folks, puppies, objects, sounds and conditions the doggie can come in contact with during this time period, the better. Puppy socialization to these new experience helps the doggy to be a lot more confident as an older dog when put through unfamiliar events.