How To Puppy Proof Your House (10 Things That Actually Work)

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Congratulations on your new puppy! We are so excited for your growing family. And since you’re going to be a great pet parent, you’re looking into puppy proofing your home. You’re probably already aware that your hands are going to be full with a rambunctious puppy who will get in everything imaginable. That’s why a puppy proof house is a happy house (and so important). We’ll give you step by step instructions on how you can puppy proof elements of your house so your furry children are safe.

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Puppy Behavior Problems: Stop Them Before They Begin

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Are you the proud parent of an adorable little puppy? This is a new realm for you and you’re probably unsure what normal puppy behavior should look like. Puppies (like people) obtain bad habits by being given love and affection constantly, which they need, but can also keep them from learning good habits. Similar to a baby when she cries, she may need feeding or changed, but other times she may just want to be held. Which makes you feel great, but doesn’t always help your baby grow and become social with other people. Puppies are similar and need to learn how to behave properly so they can grow into the great dogs we know they can be! So, let’s nip these puppy behavior problems in the bud before they get out of control.

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Dog Toilet 101: Why Your Dog May Need One

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Housetraining is part of being a responsible pet parent. But for some dog owners, this task can come with obstacles and headaches. Overcoming these challenges can be difficult for both you and your dog. Thankfully, recent developments in the dog toilet industry offer pet owners many solutions.

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Help! How Do I Housebreak My Puppy?

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Housebreaking a puppy can be stressful, but it’s also a great bonding experience for you and your pup. Just remember to be patient with them during this process. It’s harder for your puppy than it is for you (even though you’re the one cleaning up the mess). Follow these tips, and you’re sure to find success – together…

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Crate Training Your Puppy: The Key To A Pee-Free Home

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Crate training, when done effectively, can be a helpful tool. Not only does it provide your new puppy with a sense of safety and stability, it also provides you, as a new puppy owner, with a way to establish order and rule in your home. Implemented and followed through with correctly, crate training is a win for all parties involved – especially for your puppy…

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Dog Training Advice: Get Help Turning A Disobedient Dog Into An Obedient One

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Suppose you just adopted a dog, but her behavior isn’t quite up to par with where you’d like it to be. Maybe she needs help with crate training, or perhaps she’s struggling with basic commands. But how do you train a dog? Whatever the issues, we’ve got some training tips for you. Our experts have written about dog training extensively and have personal experience with various training methods. Dog training isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, and some dogs need help learning how to do or not do a specific task. Below are some options to consider for training your dog.

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House Training An Older Dog

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Bringing home an adult dog is an unusually large undertaking for any family. Whether this is your first or fiftieth dog coming into your home, there are a few things that you should always keep in mind. A unique and unexpected challenge that we often see in rescue cases is the necessity of house training an older dog…

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Bringing A Puppy Home: Your Complete Guide

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There are many things to think about when you look at bringing a new puppy into your family. From how to pick out the right puppy to what you will need to prepare for your puppy’s arrival, there is so much to plan for! The planning doesn’t stop after your newest family member comes home either. The life of a new puppy owner is almost as hectic as the life of a new parent. Fortunately for a puppy owner, the baby phase is much shorter and much less expensive than having a human child.

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