Socializing your dog is very important for their mental well-being as well as helping them to become a good pet that can go with you more places. Some people say they can't take their dogs anywhere because of their bad behavior. Truthfully, training is only part of the problem. Exposure to more places and things helps them become less reactive and calmer to the the new things they see. And by the way... WE SUPPORT THE BRANDON BULLDOG ATHLETICS!!!