Not that many years ago, small puppies were mostly exempt from the world of dog training. Even the most basic foundations of obedience were the reserve of slightly older dogs, and the use of food in dog training was largely frowned upon. Young puppies were house trained, but beyond that they were pretty much left […]
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There are three popular ways to train your puppy to sit. We’re going to look at each one in turn. We’ll check out the pros and cons. And help you decide which way is right for you. This is not about teaching a dog to sit in all kinds of different and distracting circumstances, or […]
All puppies bite. To a greater or lesser extent, every one of them will test his teeth against your skin. This can come as a real surprise to new puppy owners. Some people worry that their darling bundle of fur is becoming aggressive, especially as biting can often be accompanied by fierce growling. But there is […]
In this article we are going to look at some different methods of house training your puppy. In the old days, before dog crates, most people used the same method of housetraining. Dog were taken outside as much as possible during the day, and encouraged to empty themselves in the garden They were punished (smacked or […]