When a new puppy arrives in the house, it’s an exciting time for everyone. In order for the homecoming to proceed as smoothly as possible, it’s a good idea to spend a little bit of time in preparation.
One of the major challenges of dog ownership (particularly for first-time owners) is the issue of house training…. [Read more →]
I’ve received numerous emails from my subscribers about their dogs tearing up potty pads.
If you, like many dog owners, work full-time and are not around to correct your dog, it will surely continue to tear up potty pads instead of eliminating on them.
In some cases, puppies and dogs will toilet in their crates. This can happen for a variety of reasons and it is important to know how to appropriately deal with these situations. Because dogs in general do not toilet in areas where they sleep, a dog or puppy toileting within their crate is a signal that your crate training methods are not quite right,… [Read more →]