Category Archives: Potty Training

Nikita’s Nutrition: How do I Know What to Feed my Dog?

Many pet owners have little or no idea what constitutes good nutrition for their dog. Most believe that if it’s sold at the store and says“complete nutrition” it must be fine, and so they will purchase the cheapest food they … Continue reading

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Samson Suffers from Separation Anxiety

Many dogs experience stress and anxiety when their people leave them unattended at home. This is commonly referred to as separation anxiety. How do we know if Samson is suffering from such anxiety?  He may react to the stress in … Continue reading

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You too Can Potty Train Your Pooch (Part III – Tools and Tricks)


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You too Can Potty Train Your Pooch (Part II – Supervision, Containment & Schedules)

In the last entry I discussed nutrition and how it plays a role in your dog’s potty habits. Now I will walk you through the basics of how to actually potty train your puppy (or older dog).

First decide where your pooch is going to potty. Indoors on a potty pad
or outside? If outside, in a specific area of the yard or does she have
free roam of the yard to potty wherever she see fit? If you are
training for an indoor potty spot, pick the area where you want the
potty pads to live. Ideally this will be in a small room …
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You too Can Potty Train Your Pooch (Part I – Nutrition)

Potty training a new pup or an older dog may seem like an enormous undertaking, but when you break it down you’ll find that anyone can successfully teach their canine friend where the “right” spot is and how to let … Continue reading

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