When you first bring home your puppy there are so many things to think about, it’s easy to forget one of the most important – socialization. Socializing your puppy from an early age helps them learn how to interact with other dogs and people appropriately. We’ve compiled a list of Bay Area puppy socials that you can attend to help with your puppy the best start.
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Below you’ll find a list of organizations that host puppy socials in the Bay Area. Each have different requirements for puppies to attend social, so make sure to check their website to see if you have to bring anything or pre-register.
Please check with each organization before attending a puppy social as times and dates may have changed. Note: most organizations require you to pre-register your puppy and bring proof of vaccination.
|10:30am: SF Puppy Prep||5pm: Wag Hotel – Oakland||7pm: 42nd & Vicente SmartyPup!||5pm: Jeffrey’s NorthBeach – Hosted by SmartyPup!||6pm: Bravo Pup at Lake Merritt||6pm: SF Puppy Prep||10am: Wag Hotel – Redwood City|
|5:15pm: Bravo Pup at Oakland Zoo||7:15pm: SF Puppy Prep||5pm: 42nd & Vicente SmartyPup!||11am: 42nd & Vicente SmartyPup!|
|6pm: Bravo Pup in El Cerrito||11am: Wag Hotel – Oakland|
|7:30pm: SF SPCA||11am: Wag Hotel – San Francisco|
|12:30pm: SF SPCA|
Still not sure about socialization? Watch our veterinarian-approved video on puppy socialization to see what it really means to socialize your fuzzy friend.
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