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  1. Indoor potty training is "regressing" in my 1 year old toy poodle

    Before I start, let me preface by saying this: yes, I do know the disadvantages of indoor housetraining (i.e. pad training) a dog. I have physical disabilities and up until a few months ago lived in an apartment complex, so this is the best option for me and my dog. I have also trained my former...
  2. So close to house trained. Back to square one?

    Question: Should we go back to house training square one, continue on the current path, or restart somewhere in between? Background: We adopted our Beagle/Dachshund mix in March. She was estimated as being around 1 year old. She seemed to have great house manners, so we assume she spent some...
  3. Dog lost crate training! Eeep!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey dog lovers, Perhaps you can puzzle this one out for me. I have a female, spayed 18 month old Elkhound-Chow-Heeler mutt named Tuva, on all necessary preventatives (flea, heartworm, etc) and up to date on vaccinations. She was, until two weeks ago, crate trained. Around a monthago, I moved...
  4. Housebreaking Regression :/

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have two dachshunds, one of which we just adopted as a rescue about 6 weeks ago. He didn't have any accidents the first five weeks and used the dog door every time he needed to eliminate, but in the past week he has had many intentional eliminations in the house. He has emptied his whole...