House Training 101

Whether you have brought home a new puppy or an adult dog, the first thing to teach them is house training.

Why am I coming home to urine or stool on the floor?

For some dogs, it did not matter how long they were alone, they eliminated inside no matter what.

Will I always need to confine my dog?

There may come a time when your dog is house trained and you may want to allow them more freedom.

Is it necessary to confine my dog when I leave and how would I teach my dog to be confined?

Young puppies and adolescent dogs may benefit from a designated spot in the house that is a restricted.

All of the information on this site is provided to you by board certified veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debra F Horwitz. You can learn more about her by clicking here.

Be sure to check back regularly for new, relevant, behavior-related content to ensure your relationship with your dog thrives now and in the future.