Dog Training

5 German Shepherd Training Tips: Do it the Right Way

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German shepherds are not only beautiful but smart as well. These can be your best buddies if trained the right way. Here are 5 essential German shepherd training techniques that will help you to cover the basics of raising your puppy into a confident, well-mannered, lovable, and smart friend: Socialize Your Puppy The best training tip is to socialize your German shepherd puppy. It is important to get your puppy enrolled in a puppy socialization class after your puppy has completed the first set of vaccines. You should know that the developmental age of the puppy is very critical. If...

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Shih Tzu Potty Training: Basic Concepts To Learn (+ Infographic)

One of the most sought dog breeds today is the Shih Tzu. These adorable creatures are a great addition to your family. They can make any gloomy day shine again! But before you adopt a pup, you must know the ins and outs of Shih Tzu potty training. Otherwise, your house would be full of mess. Many aspiring pet owners are quite perplexed when it comes to potty training. Specifically, people think that this is a hard task. In our end, we don’t want to deny that. Instead, we want to emphasize that it is doable. Yes. It is true...

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10 Key German Shepherd Behavior Problems

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Amongst the most challenging german shepherd behavior problems are biting, digging, door dashing, jumping on people, excessive barking, chewing, aggression, and even more. Let’s cover those in details and try to figure out how to fix it. #1 Chewing One of the worst things that can happen to dog owners is having their favorite shoes, bag, or sofa chewed to pieces by their pet. It usually starts as a way to alleviate gum pain when German Shepherd puppies are teething, but it can become a lifelong habit if it’s not corrected early on. You can learn everything about German Shepherd...

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How to Housebreak an Older Dog

Some adult dogs (older than six months) sometimes can go potty inside the apartment. House soiling can happen in any place of a house, but sometimes dog owners will notice that pet soils more in specific locations, which may uncover the cause. For example, soiling might happen only in rarely used rooms or on a particular kind of surface, or only in the areas that smell strongly.  Some dogs might pee only during petting or greetings,  some – do that only when they’re left alone, or only when they haven’t had time to go potty outside. However, even older dogs can be...

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The Easiest Way to Housebreak a Dog

The most significant aspect of potty training a dog is the use of great management, including care and supervision.  If you have ever adopted a puppy, you are aware of somewhat daunting challenge of potty training your new pet. Although older dogs may require a bit more patience and time.  For best results, you must follow the schedule and supervise your new pet all day. Some pet owners, using the following method, were able to housebreak a dog within one week time! Let’s see how it will work out for you. Be prepared for the training Your pet requires consistency...

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Potty Training Technique#1: Why Use a Small Confinement Area?

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Advice on how to potty train a puppy focus often on small confined areas. It is easy and effective. You can make such an area within a room, kind of like an exercise pen with a gate. In any case, it makes for a closed off section that is the appropriate size. Within the confined space, you can place the dog’s bed, food and water bowls, and a paper-laden potty section. That’s it. Don’t let there be too much room for roaming as it will slow down the training. It is a structured type of training to use a small...

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Tips on How to Potty Train a Dog: Real Life Examples

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Based on people’s real life experience, you can learn how to potty train a dog by example. While the experts have their theories, dog owners seem to know best when it comes to this fundamental problem. Tiago and Hawking This story about how to potty train a dog husky, Hawking, whom did my neighbor Tiago adopt for some months. Guess what? Hawking popped inside. Even when the dog was walked outdoors, accidents still occurred. These were especially problematic at night, even when the pup was let out at midnight. The neighbor tried to make a big deal out of pooping...

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Basics: How to Potty Train a Dog

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Puppies are the usual targets of potty training, but older dogs sometimes are not housebroken too. If tackling the latter, a few different techniques are in order. It should take less time and have effective results. You must dedicate yourself to the task, however, and be consistent. A crate is fine to start as with new pups at home. Six bathroom breaks seem to be average for most dogs, and each time a round of praise works wonders. Never punish for accidents, especially those you do not witness. Articles on how to potty train a dog state that crates are...

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