Early neurological stimulation (ENS) has been proposed to enhance the natural abilities of dogs. This kind of stimulation involves subjecting pups aged between 3 and 16 days to mild forms of stimulation leading to “stress,” and is said to lead to faster maturation and better problem-solving abilities later in life.
Early Scent Introduction (ESI) is performed in conjunction with ENS on the puppies from day three thru day sixteen. A pungent scent is introduced to the puppy each day for short intervals. Their reaction to the scent is then recorded.
We use a mix of Bad Ass Breeders puppy curriculum and Puppy Culture. Puppies are exposed to normal household sounds, smells, and activities. By exposing the puppies to a variety of items and challenges at a young age they are able to build confidence and nerve strength resulting in them becoming a less fearful adult dog.