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Vaccinations work on a threshold model. This means that some dogs can "free ride" on the other dogs being vaccinated without risk of sickness breaking out in epidemics. These free-riders SHOULD be puppies and dogs that are unable to be vaccinated for health reasons. In neighborhoods where most dog owners are responsible and dogs are vaccinated, puppies can interact with relatively low risk of contagion. In areas with higher populations of unvaccinated dogs, interaction becomes riskier.

You know your surroundings better then we. If it's common practice for dogs to not be vaccinated or to roam uncontrolled (off leash) in public spaces -- I'd be more cautious with your pup. If you live in a relatively controlled area (dogs on leash in public spaces, responsible owners around you) -- letting her have a little more freedom in exploring her surroundings is probably better for her in the long run.

She'll squirm and let you know when she needs to go. Just keep an eye on time between "business" -- once you're getting close to the 2 hour mark, let her roam a bit on the ground every 15 minutes until she goes. Typically a pup will pee within 30 minutes of drinking.

You can even let her meet other dogs, just confirm with the owner that the dog is fully vaccinated and friendly/gentle with puppies (some dogs don't like pups). Also, if you do let her meet other dogs, and the older dog corrects her (growls, snaps, etc)-- don't interfere. This is what socialization is (young dogs learning social manners from older dogs)
 
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