How To Housetrain When You’re Out Of The House
Being kept in the playroom with an indoor doggy toilet prevents your dog from eliminating in other parts of the house--something that can quickly turn into a bad habit.
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Potty Time: Tips To Start Housetraining Your Dog
To successfully housetrain your dog, you must predict when he needs to go, get him outside in time, and then reward him for doing the right thing in the correct location.
How To Teach Your Dog To Fetch
Fetch is a great form of both mental and physical exercise. When structured properly, it's also a terrific way to practice impulse control and consistent obedience.
Why Do I Need A Crate For Housetraining?
Some people don't like the idea of crates, but remember, they're only a temporary training measure. Why do I need a crate to housetrain?
Blind Dog Plays Fetch [VIDEO]
Kellar was originally trained to play ball with the commands "hot" and "cold". We later added "warmer", "passed it", "left" and "right". The process took about a week for the basic commands.
Introducing Dog To Crate
Crate training teaches your pup how to "hold it;" the crate is an effective tool that lets you predict when your pooch needs to go, so you can guide him to the correct spot.
Teaching “Down” Command
Having a dog who understands the "down" command has several advantages: he's more welcome at public places, and he's much more pleasant to have near the dinner table.
Teaching your dog to be alone
Since canines are highly social creatures, being alone can be quite stressful for them.
Training for basic obedience
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Teaching “watch” command
The "watch" command helps keep your dog focused on you during training, but it's useful for regular life too.
Teaching “stand” command
Teaching your dog to stand is helpful for wiping paws after a muddy walk, clipping nails, and during vet exams.
Teaching name recognition
It's fairly simple to teach a puppy his name, even if he answered to something else before. All it takes is a handful of tasty treats and a few minutes of your time.
Teaching “sit” command
"Sit" is one of the most useful commands, as well as one of the easiest to teach. A dog can never get in trouble...
Housetraining your dog
Common housetraining mistakes
If you don't seem to be making any progress with housetraining, check your methods. It's easy to make mistakes that don't seem important to us but have a big impact on a puppy.
Raising a puppy: Housetraining
Master trainer Ian Dunbar on housetraining your puppy
Setting up your home for housetraining
To set your new dog or puppy up for a lifetime of good toilet habits, it's important to start housetraining right away--the very day she comes home.
Teaching your dog to alert you
The sound of a tinkling bell is much easier on the ears than barking, whining, or scratching on the door--plus, it's fairly simple to teach your dog to ring a bell when she needs to go out for a bathroom break and when she wants to come back in.