FAQs


How long will it take to train my dog?
Her whole life! Seriously, this is an impossible question to answer. It depends on you, your dog, and your training
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What’s the best way to housetrain my puppy?
Whether you are facing the challenge of housetraining a new puppy or retraining an adult dog with inappropriate bathroom behaviors,
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How do I keep my puppy from chewing on everything?!
Manage, manage, manage. A pup who is still in the chewing stage should be under constant supervision, or confined to
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Why should I spay or neuter my dog? I want to have puppies!
Approximately 6-8 million unwanted dogs, cats, kittens and puppies are euthanized in this country every year because there are not
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How do I stop my puppy from biting me?
Biting is a natural puppy behavior. Puppies explore their world with their mouths, and they use their teeth extensively in
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Why don’t you use choke chains or prong collars in your training?
Choke chains and prong collars are tools of compulsion training, dependent on your willingness to force your dog to comply
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Are electronic (non-visible) fences good to use?
There are several reasons why I detest electronic shock fences. While I have certainly heard from people who have used
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Why should I crate train my puppy/dog?
The crate is an extremely valuable behavior management tool. It takes much of the pain out of puppy-raising by keeping
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At what age should I start training my puppy?
The sooner the better! Actually, very responsible breeders start training their pups as young as 5-6 weeks, so by the
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