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THE FIVE CRITICAL PERIODS

Period 1
Days: 2-20 days
Basic Needs: Warmth, food, sleep, mother
Mental Capacity: Nearly zero
Trainability: None
Special Note: Little or no handling by humans. If handled, do so very gently.

Period 2
Days: 4th week (21-28 days)
Basic Needs: Warmth, food, sleep, mother
Mental Capacity: All senses functioning. Awareness of living begins.
Trainability: Slight
Special Note: Extreme critical period - Do not remove from littermates or mother. Introduction to human society should be instituted but carefully controlled.

Period 3
Days: 5th-7th week (29-49 days)
Basic Needs: Canine socialization within litter and socialization with human society
Mental Capacity: Capable of responding to voices and ability to recognize people.
Trainability: Developing
Special Note: Awareness of difference between human and canine societies.

Period 4
Days: 8th-12th weeks (50-84 days)
Basic Needs: Remove from littermates and mother influence, supervised human socialization, love-security, supervised play with children, requires new mother image for security.
Mental Capacity: Brainwaves can be recorded, ability to establish permanent bond and man-dog relationship, ability to establish confidence, capable of accepting gentle discipline.
Trainability: Ability to learn respect, capable of learning simple behavioral responses; come, sit, down, stay, no, begin housebreaking, begin fetch training
Special Note: Children and other animals should not be allowed to scare or hurt puppy - either maliciously or inadvertently - Introduction to other humans is very important now but must be closely supervised to minimize adverse conditioning. Expose to loud noises gradually; i.e. autos, vacuum, washing machine, gun fire.

Period 5
Days: 13th-16th weeks (85-112 days)
Basic Needs: Love, attention, discipline, socialization, security
Mental Capacity: Fully developed, needing only experience. Will attempt to establish self as dominant being, mind still being influenced.
Trainability: Capable of undergoing formal obedience training, capable of adopting a positive or negative attitude toward training, and time to begin field training for hunting and field trials.
Special Note: Obedience training classes should be attended as a family unit with your puppy. Puppy's mind still being influenced. Praise for correct behavioral response is most effective training tool. Meaningful praise highly important to shape positive attitudes. This is also the time to start agility and tracking training if you want your Beagle to compete in those types of competitions.

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