Dog socialization benefits not only the animal and its owner but everyone around them as well. As the dog learns to respect boundaries and behave properly in various situations, other animals and people will be way more comfortable and at ease around it.
Ignore this important aspect of dog training, and social encounters can become less and less manageable with each interaction.
Three days ago, Reddit user u/InTheHeightsObsessed asked the “Am I The A-Hole” community if it was wrong of her to ask her neighbors to keep their kids indoors at certain times throughout the day. You know, because her dog “barks incessantly whenever they’re in the yard at the same time.”
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