How to Train a Puppy That Bites

How to Train a Puppy That Bites

Puppies spend a great deal of time playing, chewing and investigating objects. All of these normal activities involve puppies using their mouths and their needle-sharp teeth. When puppies play with people, they often bite, chew and mouth on people’s hands, limbs and clothing. What to Do About Puppy Mouthing It’s important to help your puppy learn
Puppy Potty Training – Facts and Myths

Puppy Potty Training – Facts and Myths

Puppy Potty Train is the bane of many new dog mothers and fathers. The fact although, is the fact that potty training calls for time, perseverance, and consistency. Some dog breeds like the Shaba Innu, is by natural means clean and is relatively easy to housebreak. Puppy potty training also depends a great deal on
How to Train a Dog   

How to Train a Dog  

Choose a dog that fits your lifestyle. After centuries of breeding, the modern dog is one of the most varied species of animal on earth. While there’s probably a dog to suit every lifestyle, not all dogs will fit your specific needs. For example, if you like to relax, you should not get a Jack Russell
How to Housetrain Your Dog or Puppy

How to Housetrain Your Dog or Puppy

Reward your puppy every time she eliminates outdoors. Praise her or give her a treat—but remember to do so immediately after she’s finished eliminating, not after she comes back inside the house. This step is vital, because rewarding your dog for eliminating outdoors is the only way to teach her what’s expected of her. Before rewarding her, be
Basic Dog Training

Basic Dog Training

If your dog spends any time indoors, toilet training is an absolute necessity – for very obvious reasons! Toilet training is often a time of trial and stress for everyone involved. But be patient, use the proper training techniques, and there’s sure to be a happy outcome. Start when the dog is young – about
Training Chihuahuas

Training Chihuahuas

It depends on what you want to train them to do. Potty training a Chihuahua can be very difficult – in fact, Chihuahuas are one of the most difficult breeds to housebreak. Training a Chihuahua not to bark sharply at every little thing she sees or hears can be difficult – this breed is extremely
Puppy Nipping

Puppy Nipping

How to Get Your Puppy to Stop Nipping Teaching puppies not to nip is a two-stage process. First, spend a couple of days on tooth pressure. Let your puppy put her teeth on you, but set limits on how hard she can press. Every time you play with her, allow a little less pressure than
House Breaking Your Chihuahua

House Breaking Your Chihuahua

House breaking a Chihuahua can be difficult if not started on immediately and consistently. If your Chihuahua trusts you, they will be eager to please you. So never spank your Chihuahua for making a mistake when potty training. It is better to praise them when they potty in the correct area. Puppies can not hold
How to Survive Puppy Teething and Nipping

How to Survive Puppy Teething and Nipping

Why puppies bite There are a number of reasons puppies nip, bite, and chew. This behavior starts before puppies even leave the litter—as soon as they begin to develop teeth, they begin receiving feedback on their bite strength from their mothers and littermates. With their litters, puppies learn that biting hard leads to loneliness or, worse, hunger!
Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas

Clean up all accidents thoroughly. Even if you can no longer smell it, your dog probably can. If they keep smelling “it” they will believe this is the spot to go “pee” and will repeat the mistake. So clean it up and then clean it again! There are some great dog urine cleaners on the