Housetraining For Dummies, Mini Edition

Housetraining For Dummies, Mini Edition

by Susan McCullough

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Simplify housetraining for you and your pup!

Beginning to think your dog is as much work as a child? You're right. Both need training and structure. Find out how to use encourage-ment and positive reinforcement to successfully housetrain your new pup or older dog. Author Susan McCullough provides inventive solutions to common — and uncommon — housetraining problems.

Open the book and find:

  • The importance of sticking to a schedule

  • The signs your dog has to go

  • How a crate can help with housetraining

  • Where to put your dog's outdoor potty

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118042977
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/13/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 225,039
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Susan McCullough is a best-selling author and has written for The Washington Post, Family Circle, Dog World, and Animal Fair.

Table of Contents


Conventions Used in This Book.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: What Housetraining Is — and Why It Matters.

Housetraining Defined.

The Human-Canine Love Fest.

Threats to the Bond.

Why Your Dog Can't Be "A Little Bit Housetrained".

Two Housetraining Methods.

Indoor training.

Outdoor training.

Chapter 2: The Right Approach.

Thinking like a Dog.

Thinking Positive.

Chapter 3: The Crate.

Why Dogs Love Crates.

Why Crates Help Housetraining.

Types of Crates.

Adjusting for Size.

Introducing the Crate.

Crate Accessories.

Chapter 4: Outdoor Training.

How Outdoor Training Works.

Where to Put the Outdoor Potty.

Outdoor Training for Puppies.

What to Do When Your Puppy Potties.

A Matter of Timing.

Outdoor Training for Adult Dogs.

How to Deal with Booboos.

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