House Training Guide

How Do I Teach My Dog To Let Me Know When He Needs To Go Outside?

First, read through the section I’ve already written, on Housebreaking in a Hurry, so that you’ve got all the other elements working in your favor. Second, make sure you ritually take him out of the house to the same door. Third, if you’ve followed step one and two, he’ll be anxious about eliminating in the …

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When is Your Dog Old Enough to be Left Unsupervised in the House

My dog is seven months-old. He hasn’t destroyed anything in the house in several months. Is he old enough to be left alone, unsupervised? Thanks, Kay Dear Kay: It’s an issue of maturity. At seven months, he’s still too immature. And he’s still got his second teething phase to go through, which can be from …

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How to Use the Holidays to Improve Your Dog’s Training

Are you stressed about people coming over to your house for the holidays and your dog not behaving? Take advantage of this opportunity and use it to improve your dog’s performance. Many visitors means that your dog will be confronted with many distractions. With my approach to dog training, new and different distractions are a …

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