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  1. Confinement to a bathroom

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I'm planning to puppy proof my bathroom and I am going to place Finnlee in there while I'm at work. I'll be coming home periodically to take him out. I was going to place his crate, food and water and puppy pads and a few toys. Is there anything I'm missing? AJ and Finnlee
  2. Short & Long-Term Confinement and Treats

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I have reserved a Golden Retriever puppy and have been doing research. I have been reading up on how to housebreak a puppy and I was wondering if it is essential to have a long-term confinement area and a short-term confinement area? I was going to buy a crate but was wondering if I must buy a...
  3. Should I buy a dog!?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi guys, this question has been the main thing on my mind for a few weeks now so I would really appreciate your opinions. I had been researching different dog breeds and breeders for a month when I suddenly just stopped and found myself asking if this was all impractical madness. If I'm being...
  4. Help with possible flaws in my plan to housetrain. (First time owner)

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Some background. -I work the graveyard shift. Goes to work before dinner time(6PM) and at home around 6AM. -We don't have much room inside the house. -I'm currently reading BEFORE and AFTER books by Ian Dunbar -Also reading Digital Dog Training Textbook from dogstardaily.com -I play a lot of...
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