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Puppy's First Few Weeks

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You’ve brought a new puppy into the family and you want to do everything right. A lot of work goes into raising a well-behaved puppy. Like, what will you name the puppy? How will you protect your puppy from getting into dangerous situations? Paper training or frequent outdoor walks? Learn all you need to know here.



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Course Syllabus

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  • Prepping for Puppy (3 Credits)
  • Things to Do Before Bringing Your Puppy Home | Read Article
  • Naming Your Puppy | Read Article
  • Check Out Puppy Namer Tool | View Page
  • Puppy Proofing (3 Credits)
  • Puppy Proofing Your Home: A Vet’s Perspective | Read Blog Post
  • Puppy Supply List | Read Article
  • Puppy Proofing Checklist | Read Article
  • Potty Training (2 Credits)
  • Housebreaking Your Puppy | Read Article
  • Crate Training for Puppies | Read Article
  • Socialization (2 Credits)
  • Puppy Socialization | Read Blog Post
  • Show Off! | Upload A Photo
  • Final Quiz: Puppy’s First Few Weeks | Final Quiz
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