Archive | July, 2010

Puppy Chewing And Prevention

A shoe here.  A couch there. Maybe some clothing or the occasional electrical cord. Do these account for some part of your puppy’s daily intake? Thinking of decorating with an industrial look? Say concrete and tin? Don’t despair. There is a way forward that doesn’t involve tooth extraction! I have both puppy-proofed and child-proofed a home and […]

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How To Quickly Housebreak Your Puppy

House-training. It’s a whiz! Easy for me to say now as the struggles are far in the past.  But I do recall how overwhelmingly constant the process was. As soon as you accept the fact that they either need to pee or poo every time you blink, and that your job is to see that […]

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How to Train a Reliable “Come”

Have you wondered whether your dog was actually deaf? Can he hear the rattle of the leash when you pick it up to go for a walk, but when you ask him to come he shows no sign of having heard? Can he hear the sound of the treat jar opening a mile away but apparently […]

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