So Beckett is days away from 12 weeks old, and I’ve been working to get him as many positive experiences as possible. I’ve been working off of some of DanaRuns’ posts, the Life with Rune Facebook group, and the items off of this checklist in the Puppy forum. We are by no means done with socializing, as I will continue to expose him to new things as he grows up, but I’m wondering if there are any unique places/things people have exposed their puppies to that aren’t usually on the typical lists you see. For example, I hope to be able to kayak and paddle board with Beckett, so I would like to get him to a dock/marina, as that’s typically how I launch, and the boards and ramps are somewhat unique surfaces. Since B will be 12 weeks on Monday, I know our main exposure window is closing rapidly, and would like to get as many new experiences as possible. Would love to hear some fun ideas!
I have noticed a few comments about people "checking things off the list" for socialization. Does anyone have an actual list they use to help guide their puppy socialization? If so I would like to see this list! I have been introducing Charlie to as many things/sounds/people/etc but I am still...