Proud of My Dog - dog training
Accepting in-home training clients In the North Slocan Valley from the Village of Slocan to Nakusp, and Kaslo
Group classes are currently held in New Denver, BC
Here are links to a few helpful articles:
Susan Garrett provides some good tips for potty training including: teaching your puppy to potty on leash, potty on cue, not to wake you up at night, and identifying your puppy’s potty habits.
This article provides information on how long you can expect your puppy to ‘hold it’, it provides a simple procedure to follow and what to do if a mistake happens
This article is comprehensive and makes a couple of good suggestions:
1) If you can manage a little record keeping, the article contains some suggestions to help track when your puppy might need to eliminate
2) A listing of common potty training mistakes
3) Reinforcement of appropriate behaviour – this section will give you some ideas of what to do if your puppy doesn’t go to the bathroom when you take her outside.
This article has a good section on what to do if there is an accident in the house and a nice listing of when you should take your puppy outside to eliminate.
This article discusses some of the same concepts as the above articles with a focuses on:
5 key steps to successful house training (adapted from “Puppy Start Right: Foundation Training for the Companion Dog”)
This article provides information on how to train your puppy to eliminate on cue.