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  1. Dog won't pee outside

    Training Journal
    Hi there! I just adopted a chihuahua mix, Arlo, from a shelter about five days ago. He has been a very good dog, except he doesn't ever want to pee outside, or really at all. I have read many articles and such on this topic, but they all say the same thing. My problem is, Arlo doesn't care much...
  2. Puppy won't leave cat alone and won't go outside

    Puppy Help
    Hello! My boyfriend and I just got a new puppy about a week ago, in the beginning taking him outside was pretty easy, we would do it once an hour, and he didn't have too many accidents. Now he doesn't want to spend any time outside at all. Its kind of like he's scared, his tail is in between his...
  3. Help with young dog going in the house!

    Housetraining
    Hello, Our 1 1/2 year old small dog randomly goes to the bathroom in the house. She pees and poop outdoors most of the time (we have a dog door) but will randomly poop on our hardwood floors or pee on our small area rugs (we have no carpet thankfully!) There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or...
  4. How We Crate Trained Our New Cavoodle Moxie

    New Additions
    When we first picked up Moxie we had a 20 hour drive back to our home on Magnetic Island here in Australia. I didn't know what to expect having such a new puppy in the car with us for that long. We split the drive up into 3 long days and honestly she was a dream. She never urinated or went potty...
  5. My dog thinks inside the home is where he potties

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello, this is my first time posting. I desperately need any and all advice, I will try everything. My mother and I recently took in a new dog. The home he was at was a mess and the owner barely took care of him. He's real sweet and I love him already, but I have to work on his behavioral...
  6. Puppy midnight bathroom habit

    New Additions
    We have a new beagle / hound mix (we think) puppy about 13 weeks old. We have had her almost a month now. For the first few weeks she did a great job with sleeping through the night. Recently she has developed a habit of waking us up to use the bathroom in the middle of the night. I...
  7. Puppy Apartment Training

    Housetraining
    We got our mini schnauzer, Fritz, when he was 8 weeks old (currently he is 14 weeks old), and we are first time dog owners. Despite having parvo, he learned the basics of potty training quickly. We crate trained and took him outside, but decided as a small dog to just keep him indoors, and...
  8. Puppy pooping on couch/potty training not working.

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum. We have two Shih Tzu puppies: Gin is female and she is 5 months old, Whisky is a male and he is 4 months old. As potty training we are using the nappy method and when we are not home we leave them in their pen which has their bed, food & water and nappy. They...
  9. SEVERE separation anxiety in puppy

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi! My 3 month old puppy has been having some severe separation anxiety issues. From the time we got him at 8 weeks old, we have not been able to be out of his sight for one second without him going to the bathroom all over himself. It doesn't matter if we are gone for 2 minutes or 1 hour, he...
  10. Infographic on House Training Basics

    Housetraining
    Hi, I want to offer this infographic I made to help anyone who might need some guidance with house training a puppy. I hope it helps! http://reallysimpledogtraining.com/infographic I also have an article on it on my blog based on my book: House Training Your Puppy or Dog | Really Simple Dog...
  11. Housebreaking with Other Dogs

    Dog Training and Behavior
    In about a month, my Borzoi will be coming come for the first time and I'd like to get started on housebreaking right away. She'll be 4 months old at the time. My problem is, I live in a shared house with two other dog owners who have a Shih Tzu and Lhasa Apso. The Shih Tzu is...
  12. 6 mo rescue- Almost potty trained, prefers not to go outside.

    Housetraining
    I recently got a rescue mutt, probably pit mix, about 2.5 weeks ago. He's been a great dog so far, very sweet, but I can't seem to completely potty train him. If I take him out often enough, he will go potty on command easily, no issues. But he does not want to go outside either by himself or...
  13. My dog potties in the house and I am confused!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Last March my husband and I adopted our girl. She is believed to be 19 months old. We were told she was potty trained. We started noticing she had separation anxiety. We tried to crate her and she destroyed it so we took a chance and let her roam and she didn't destroy anything. She used to...
  14. I'm unsure of how to potty train my dog

    New Additions
    I've had my puppy for 4 months now (6 months old). He is a golden retriever. Recently my mom has become frustrated and wants to get rid of him because of one issue. We never really properly potty trained him. We are all happy with him and are able to do everything else but currently the extent...
  15. Potty Trained, but Not?

    Housetraining
    Hi, Everybody! Recently I've been running into some issues with my husky puppy and not sure what to do. She's 15 weeks old and a very smart girl so she learned to potty train pretty quickly. As of lately though, she purposely doesn't go on the pee pads when I'm with her. It's not that she...
  16. Pug Puppy Training Advice

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello All, My wife and I are proud first time dog/puppy owners. We have an 8 week old female pug which we have had for little over a week now. I wanted to reach out and make sure we are heading down the right path with her training in regards to crate training, potty training and really...
  17. 7 year old rescue mostly house trained

    Housetraining
    Hello, I rescued a male, 15lb, mixed breed dog a little over a year ago. This is my first dog. The shelter told me that he was not house trained but he seemed to quickly catch on and he didn't have any accidents for a few months after getting him. He still occasionally has accidents, but they...
  18. Please Help: My Dog Won't Stop Peeing

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi All, I'm hoping someone can help. 4 months ago, we adopted a little cavalier spaniel mix from a rescue group. We were told she was potty trained, and didn't have problems with other pets. However, she won't stop peeing in the house and growling at our other dog. We have taken her to the...
  19. Potty Training Issues

    New Additions
    I have a 10 week old Miniature Australian Shepherd puppy and we are facing some difficulties with getting him potty trained. He is an absolutely brilliant dog, but seems to be stuck with this concept. He knows that going in the house is bad as he always runs after he goes pee/poo, he is able to...
  20. I'd like to get a dog for my apart., but I've never had a dog in an apart.

    Introductions
    Hi everybody, I'm Bunny. I've had dogs all my life, but that was when I was still living at home. Our last was a wonderful Shiba Inu mix. She passed 2 years ago this Fall after cancer and Cushing's proved too much, so we had her vet come to my parent's home and helped her pass. She lived...
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