Updated: Sep 18
Socialisation is one of the most important things you can do for a puppy. The vast majority of behavioural problems in later life stem from inadequate socialisation.
Getting a puppy accustomed to as many stimulus as possible, ideally before they reach 13 week. That's as many different people, women, men, children, people with hats on, people in high vis vests, men
with beards, even women with beards. Hoovers, cars, lorries and of course other dogs.
The more your pup gets used to the world and the things in it. The less chance of them being anxious when meeting them in the future.