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‘Yappy Hour’ a class for puppies, owners

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From page A12 | June 16, 2013 |

UC Davis has launched puppy socialization classes for new owners and their dogs called “Yappy Hour.”

The classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Center for Companion Animal Health on campus.

“Socialization is the process during which pets develop relationships with other animals and people,” said Melissa Bain, a board-certified behavior specialist at UCD, in a news release.

“The most critical period for puppies to be socialized is between 3 and 14 weeks of age. During this time, puppies should be exposed to as many new people and animals as can be achieved safely and without causing fear or withdrawal.”

The classes are designed to provide a safe environment to expose puppies to a variety of experiences and teach owners to manage puppy behavior. Led by UCD faculty, the classes also provide an opportunity for veterinary students to gain experience working with pet owners.

For more information, see http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/whatsnew/pubs/yappy_hour/Yappy_Hour.pdf or call 530-752-9811.

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