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  1. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello. A little background, I have had my dog for almost a full year. I got him when he was 4 months old from a couple who left him in his crate for hours and hours and in the end realized thy we're too busy for him. They got him from a puppy mill... And we know this from the small sheet of...
  2. Dog Training Forum
    Hi all. This is my first post :) We currently have a 4 year old crate trained Bichon Frise named Lily. It took us about 2 and 1/2 years to fully housebreak her to go outside. Even today, she will go stand by the door but doesn't know to bark at it so if you aren't around or aren't paying...
  3. Dog Training Forum
    My westie turned one last month and he is still not potty trained. He is still intact and I dont plan on changing that. He is a show dog and I want to breed him once he gets his championship. I keep him in the cage when Im not home and I try to keep an eye on him at all times but he still finds...
  4. Dog Training Forum
    I have to paper train my puppy because I don't own a private yard/lawn and my condo is dog friendly so i'm not comfortable taking my puppy outside on the grass where 100 other dogs have beeen cuz she's not vaccinated.. I've been trying to do pee pad training for the past 3 weeks, and it works...
  5. Dog Training Forum
    I need a new strategy. my dog never pees or poops on walks. she likes to pee in the yard when I let her out OR on the pee pad in the house. I can walk her for an hour and she won't pee on the walk but she WILL pee on the pee pad as soon as we get in the house....any ideas???? Thanks so much!
  6. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Last week, I just got a F1 Mini Goldendoodle. He is now seven weeks old. The house training has gone really well, except at night. We feed him dinner at the same time every day, and don't put him to bed until he poops and pees. Then, we take him outside every three hours. He has pooped in his...
  7. Dog Training Forum
    I foster, rehome and rescue dogs and cats. I currently have 3 small breed dogs that each have varying degree's of issues as a result of their life experiences (puppy mill female that is submissive, abandoned stray that is a dominant female, abused abandoned senior male dog that is dominant)...
  8. Dog Training Forum
    I've had my female pitbull/lab mix puppy for 4 weeks now and I had her mostly house broken after the first week, or so I thought. It was to the point she would go to the door and scratch at it, or paw at her leash that hangs on the coat hook next to the door. I thought this was GREAT! Well, now...
  9. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi Everyone, just wondering if I can get some perspective on my 12 week old pup. Since getting Teddy 2 weeks ago, he's been such a sweet boy, only ever had one accident in the house, on his first day home. But, after our recent trip to the groomers, he's had three accident in two day. It's quite...
  10. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone, new to the forum, been lurking about for a while, and simply cannot find a post on my issue. When we first got our 10 week old puppy, we were completely prepared for crate training and house breaking. Although to our surprise, our puppy came pre-house broken. He has only had 1...
  11. Dog Training Forum
    Hello Fidget is about 15 weeks old now. We have owned her about a month or so. She doesn't make many mistakes indoors now. Right now, sometimes she lets us know, sometimes she just pees without warning. She usually whines when she has to poo. One of our problems: she whines about ALOT of...
  12. Dog Training Forum
    My new toy aussie shepherd is about 15 weeks old and I can tell she is very smart. She picked up on going "potty" outside right away and even though we try to take her out every hour when we are home, she still is having problems inside. I used to have a Shih tzu and vaguely remember training...
  13. General Dog Forum
    Hey everyone! So, my girlfriend and I just got a Maltese. He's a rescue and he's 4 years old. He's very smart and we've been having great success with teaching all kinds of things. He sits, comes, stays (sometimes) and is quite obedient in general. The only problem is he keeps peeing in the...
  14. Dog Training Forum
    Our puppy Diesel is a 6 month old chocolate lab mix. He's such a well mannered puppy and very loving and playful. Since I am at home with him all day, we were able to potty train him in less than 2 weeks! I felt so lucky! He has always been really good about sniffing the door when he needs to...
  15. Dog Training Forum
    Hi everyone, A little over a week ago, my fiance and I brought home our now 9 1/2-week old Shiba Inu pup (Nanako; see picture below :)). So far, everything has been going great training-wise and we are becoming increasingly impressed by how smart this breed is and how easy it has been to train...
  16. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I've recently aquired 2 , 4month old Doberman pups. now, I've been to other forums in the past, and before everyone starts jumping on me for the situation at hand, let me first explain how i got here... my mother and i were both interested in buying a dog (i more so than her). we dont live...
  17. Dog Training Forum
    I have a 3 year old shepherd/husky(we think) mix who has, on occasion, a delicate stomach. She's housebroken, really, but when she just can't hold it, rather than whine to be let out, she'll run around frantically until it's too much and then find a corner to let go in. The main issue is that...
  18. Dog Training Forum
    Our 100% labrador puppy is 4 months old. She is such a wonderful puppy and has already learned so much and makes our daily lives fairly easy. She did so well with crate training we felt that she earned some freedom and have now given her one room of her own at night and during the day while we...
  19. Dog Training Forum
    We just recently adopted a dachshund puppy, he is 7 months old. He is housebroken to a point, he does go outside pee, and sometimes pooping, How do we help him understand he needs to go outside to poop, and not inside?? we are struggling with this, what we do when he does poop inside we...
  20. First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi there, I just got my puppy a week ago. According to the breeder she was paper trained. Once she got used to our apartment and saw where the pee pads and paper spots were, she got used to only peeing in one of those two spots. However, she seems to have a new favourite spot and pees in one...
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