Adopting out too early or too late is in conflict with the appropriate socialization and can predispose puppies to develop social adjustment problems as adolescents and adults.
If you want to hone your skills as a clicker trainer, a chicken is a good animal to start with. Dogs are easy to lure or set-up to give you the behaviour you want, chickens not so much.
The buzzword paradigm shift is used to describe anything from handling post-apartheid prejudices, to improving one’s self-esteem. It can also be applied to man’s best friend.