How to Potty Training a Puppy?

How to Potty Training a Puppy?

Teaching your new puppy to potty at the right time and place is one of the most important first steps you can take for a long, happy life together. House soiling is among the top reasons why dogs lose their homes or end up in shelters.Few people are willing to put up with a dog who destroys rugs and flooring, or who leaves a stinky mess that you have to clean after a hard day at work.

That’s why it’s so important to make sure that you do some research in advance, decide what will work best for your own situation when it comes to potty training, and plan.

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Naming Your Female Puppy

Naming Your Female Puppy
Choosing a name for your female puppy requires a little luck and inspiration and a lot of thought. After all, this is a word you’ll be saying frequently for years to come. Like girl baby names, dog names trend in popularity. You don’t meet many toddlers’ names Ethel, nor dogs named Fido these days. Popular culture is always a rising theme; after the movie, “Frozen” came out, there was a 900 percent rise in dogs named for the movie’s characters.Names from the “Twilight” movies, “Star Wars,” and other icons of pop culture are also popular. Nature names are in the increase, too, with 78 percent more dogs named for nature themes, like “Lightening” or “Panda.” And food and drink-themed names have also increased, by 37 percent, over the last few years. Continue reading “Naming Your Female Puppy”

Naming Your Male Puppy

Naming Your Male Puppy
While naming your male puppy may not have the same lifetime significance as naming a baby boy, it’s a name you and your dog will be living with for a long time, so it deserves some thought. A good name can actually enhance your dog’s responsiveness and improve communication between you. For instance, dogs have an easier time hearing hard consonants and long vowels, so a name like “Lucky” or “Benny” will be easier for him to distinguish from other sounds. Most experts recommend a one or two-syllable name that you can say quickly. Continue reading “Naming Your Male Puppy”