The best time to teach your puppy is in the first 6 months of its life as a puppy's brain is perfectly developed to learn. Many perspective dog owners cringe at the thought of a barking pup chewing everything in sight while soiling inside the house. Many of these unwanted issues can be prevented by early training. As many people know, a dog is a pack animal. They love to hang with a group and in this group much learning can be done. Well you have the power to control this group. Join a puppy class. Your puppy NEEDS socialization almost much as his first vaccinations. In fact, dogs can get in more trouble mentally and physically by NOT being socialized. Countryside Animal Hospital & Kennels are now offering puppy classes. Call Michael at the Kennel (507)-645-5051 for more information.