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  1. Training Schedule At Home Suggestions?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi everyone, I have a 10 week old Boston Terrier puppy. I am a teacher and was lucky enough to get her during the summer so I can spend a lot of time with her. We pretty much have our nighttime routine down which is great, and I am using the crate at night. She goes to the bathroom usually once...
  2. What is house training goal?

    Dog Training Forum
    Is the goal of house training to get the puppy to not pee/poo in the house, or is it to get the puppy to pee/poo on a schedule? Is it the latter in order to get to the former? The reason I ask is that I'm finding it hard to get to a schedule during the day (not hard at night). Some pees/poos...
  3. Should I wake up my puppy to pee on schedule?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    So, my puppy is out cold right now. I've been taking him outside every two hours during the day for a pee or a poop. The scheduled time to go out is now. Do I take him out, or do I let him sleep???
  4. Feeding Cadence (From 3 to 2)

    General Dog Forum
    Hi All! Our little pup is now 6mos old. He's a "Toy Golden" (75% Golden, 25% Cocker Spaniel). Right now he weighs in at 21lbs. We're feeding him the Puppy blend from Core Wellness, it seems to be a solid dog food brand with great reviews, no grain, and good ingredients. Question: We...
  5. House Breaking

    Dog Training Forum
    Hi All. Long story short, my mother-in-law just bought a new puppy about 6 weeks ago. She doesn't really have the time needed to raise the puppy correctly, so my wife and I will now be taking over for the time being to get him properly house-broken as well as other important things. My worry is...
  6. Apps to help with housebreaking, puppy schedule etc?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi there, I'm new to the forum and to puppy-parenthood so wasn't sure whether I should post in here or the training section but I hope someone might be able to help me. I'm looking for an app that can be used to easily keep track of puppy's meal times, poo times, pee times - whether the trip...
  7. Dog food good for both dogs AND puppies

    Dog Food Forum
    Okay, here's the thing. I'm looking for a good dog food AND puppy chow (or one brand that is good for both) for my two year old and two 4 month old puppies (they are all chihuahua mixes ranging from 3-13 pounds). Our dog food budget is about $12-15 a month. Also... I need major help with my...