Before you bring home that puppy or adult dog, be prepared and you will minimize the stress and maximize the joy! Dogs bring us so much joy and love, but bringing home a new canine companion can cause stress. Puppy-proofing your home can avoid destroyed furniture and save on carpet cleaning. Topics to be covered include picking YOUR right family dog, house training, crate training, unwanted behaviors, positive training tools, overview of the importance of early training, and the basics of clicker training. Develop a positive relationship with your new dog.