One dilemma I faced with being a new dog owner was where to find dog-friendly parks in my area. What I discovered was there were not many options for my Baylie to romp and experience new sights and sounds. Baylie gets plenty of exercise in her huge back yard, goes on walks each day, socializes with other dogs on a regular basis, goes to the two-pet-friendly parks we have in the area and is enrolled in puppy classes. All are key to having a well-adjusted dog. Socialization prevents a dog from being skittish or aggressive when they are placed in unfamiliar situations. Puppy classes are great for socialization as is doggie daycare.