Housetraining For Dummies, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Housetraining For Dummies, Mini Edition

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Overview

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


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118042977
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/13/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 109,283
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

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

Introduction.


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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