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Toilet training your puppy

• Put your puppy outside first thing in the morning, after meals and last thing at night • If you do not have a garden use a litter tray • Encourage him by gently rubbing his tummy • Praise your pup when it does something • There will be mistakes at first, but be patient, use newspaper to protect carpets…

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Training A Puppy

How do I teach my puppy its name? Use your puppy’s name when calling it, praise it when it responds How do I get my puppy used to wearing a collar and lead? Firstly get your puppy used to wearing a collar by putting it on for short periods of time Start with a light collar, not too tightly buckledOnce…

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Choosing the Right Dog – a Guide to Breeds

Choosing the right dog to fit your lifestyle and temperament is important. If you live a sedentary life, you don’t want a dog that requires a lot of outdoor exercise. If you have an active social life with many friends and visitors, you don’t want a highly territorial dog who will threaten your social consorts. You need to answer some…

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Housetraining Puppies

Housetraining a puppy, like potty training a baby, requires time, patience and a lot of good humor! And since pup and person do not share the same language, it only makes the situation more difficult. But with understanding, the proper schedule and skills, all usually works out in the end. Establish a housetraining schedule the FIRST day you bring your…

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Puppy Safety at home

Folks get a new puppy, and usually do everything they can to keep them healthy and happy, but there are still a few things that happen that could be avoided. Take a moment to review this document and see if you might overlook any of the following: Pups will eat cigarette butts, with fatal or near fatal results. The best solution…

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