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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 1st, 2005, 08:20 PM
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Dog Training in Toronto

I am wondering if anyone can make some suggestions of good dog training places in toronto. So far I have Who's Walking Who, and Dealing with Dogs.

Both seem OK, although Dealing with Dogs seems...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior January 30th, 2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By Batman
We use a puppy pad for our 5 month old Rat...

We use a puppy pad for our 5 month old Rat Terrier (10 pounds). Basically he goes outside 90% of the time. He uses the puppy pad which we place near the door, when he is home alone and when we...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2004, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Batman
Here is a great site discussing housetraining...

Here is a great site discussing housetraining (http://minpins.mgbeng.com/training/housebreaking.html)
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Batman
Hi Joelle, I have had my pup for 5 weeks now...

Hi Joelle,
I have had my pup for 5 weeks now and just in the last 2 weeks he has be really good about attempting to let us know when he has to do. He will stand by the door, stare at the bell (we...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By Batman
Washing the crate: First I soak the crate in...

Washing the crate:
First I soak the crate in water
Scrub it with soap & water
Let it dry
Spray it with Petzyme & let the Petzyme dry


I also don't think getting rid of his morning meal is...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 17th, 2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By Batman
So I have been feeding Batman a small breakfast...

So I have been feeding Batman a small breakfast at around 4 or 5am (when he wakes up to pee). That seems to get him to do 2 poops before I go to work.

However he hasn't peed in his crate in a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 16th, 2004, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
I have never heard of the "love & trust roll". ...

I have never heard of the "love & trust roll". Please explain! :D

How exactly do I stop him when he is doing something undesirable.

This is what happens now...

*Batman starts trying to...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 16th, 2004, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Batman
Thank you for the schools! Goldengirl - does...

Thank you for the schools!

Goldengirl - does the school have agility, fly ball or anything like that? That area is so close for me to get to.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 16th, 2004, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By Batman
Dog Training in Central Toronto

Hi!
I live around Yonge & Eglinton and I am wondering if any of you know of an great dog training schools in Toronto. I have only been able to find about 3. Ideally I would like a school that...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 16th, 2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Talking Hi Tenderfoot, I love the way you described...

Hi Tenderfoot,
I love the way you described that and it will stick in my mind from now on when Batman crosses that line. The problem with when he goes Bezerk is that he becomes highly reactive. If...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 15th, 2004, 05:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,401
Posted By Batman
We always had 2 or 3 cats at a time while I was...

We always had 2 or 3 cats at a time while I was growing up and now I have 2 cats myself (1 dog & 2 ferrets :p ) When I was younger everyone let their cat outdoors in my busy Toronto neighbourhood....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 15th, 2004, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,845
Posted By Batman
Hey Destine! I got my first dog a month ago....

Hey Destine!

I got my first dog a month ago. We got him at 8.5 weeks and drove 5 hours to get him.

When we first decided that now was the time to get a dog we each had a favourite breed. ...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 15th, 2004, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Well Jeff and I are not worrying when Batman...

Well Jeff and I are not worrying when Batman starts going bonkers. It is nice to know that our puppy isn't special in that regard.

Last night it happened and again we gave him two timeouts and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 14th, 2004, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Actually just yesterday I read something similar...

Actually just yesterday I read something similar to this and decided to back off on walks etc. Out vet said to make sure he gets lots of exercise... but after doing some reading, and reaing your...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 14th, 2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Well last night after spending a day of reading...

Well last night after spending a day of reading my dog books and reading about FRAP (Frenetic random activity periods). I took charge and when he started trying to bite out pants legs etc. I gave...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 14th, 2004, 02:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Thanks for responding! :) I do keep training...

Thanks for responding! :) I do keep training to usually not more than 5 minutes but it might add up to 20 minutes a day or more perhaps.

Today is going SO well! He has had NO ACCIDENTS and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 14th, 2004, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By Batman
Question Pup went bezerk (& stopping bad behaviour)

Me again... I know I have an endless stream of questions.

Pretty much every night Batman goes crazy. He just starts frantically trying to get up on the couch, chase the cat, chew things he isn't...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 12th, 2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,812
Posted By Batman
Talking I am absolutely no dog expert... perhaps a cat...

I am absolutely no dog expert... perhaps a cat expert though. :p Anyways we got a Rat Terrier puppy a month ago and he now LOVES our cats... or love to chase and play with them. They are the ones...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 12th, 2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,659
Posted By Batman
The dog owners I know usually let their dogs go...

The dog owners I know usually let their dogs go free in the backyard and have put some money into either fencing their yard in, or dog proofing their current fence (making it go underground so the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 12th, 2004, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,538
Posted By Batman
Batman is 3 months so although he does 'know'...

Batman is 3 months so although he does 'know' most of these only half are down solid. We also have only 'trained' sit, stay, paw, balance. The rest he just learned because we use them while he...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 12th, 2004, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By Batman
Hi Jeanette, I have a 12 week old puppy who I...

Hi Jeanette,
I have a 12 week old puppy who I have had for a month, we got off to a difficult start with housebreaking but this past week has been WONDERFUL! Here is what I do.

1/ Batman was...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 12th, 2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,424
Posted By Batman
At this point we can only get our money back to...

At this point we can only get our money back to do the class again at another time.

My fiance and I are so motivated now to get Batman in tiptop form for next Saturday. It should be easy because...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 12th, 2004, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Batman
Hi Daisy, We got our puppy at 8.5 weeks and...

Hi Daisy,
We got our puppy at 8.5 weeks and started immediatley with socializing him. We took him everywhere we could, and tried to get him to meet as many dogs as possible. I know there can be...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 11th, 2004, 11:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,424
Posted By Batman
We decided to enroll Batman in the puppy classes...

We decided to enroll Batman in the puppy classes which started today. We also have planned to enroll him in one of the very reputable dog training schools later. We just decided that that would be...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior December 10th, 2004, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By Batman
His crate is blocked off; there is only room to...

His crate is blocked off; there is only room to fit him in it and one toy. Today I fed him at 4am came home at 10:30 (no poop or pee)!!! I am going to try feeding him earlier because I really think...
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