Schooner is in socialization overdrive right now. I'm finding places to go every day so I can get him out and around lots of different sights and sounds. The more he sees in a happy and comfortable way, the less excited he'll be when it's time for him to settle in and get to work with his partner. We're still a good ways away from turn-in day, but the earlier he sees and experiences new situations, the faster he'll become a pro at handling the public life of a service dog. And the better service dog he'll be.
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