Housetraining Your Dog - A Definitive Guide HTML version
Dog Group Specific Issues
cent Hounds will chase after anything whose scent they pick up and
et they were supposed to potty. Many Scent
let out” to go potty and never been seen again!
they will totally forg
Hounds have been “
Therefore, a secure bottom fence is a must with these dogs, since
they are diggers as well.
Keep your puppy
Keep a enzymati
on a leash every time you go outside and hold on tightly to the leash!
odor eliminator to erase th
e stench if he eliminates inside the house to
void future accidents in the same place.
Some of the Scent hounds are: American Bloodhound, Basset Hound, Beagle,
Bloodhound, Dachshund, Ibizan Hound, O
tterhound, Pharaoh Hound, and Rhodesian
Sight Hou
puppy on a leash e
leash! These dogs w
that in mind when you take him outside to his potty place. If he sees a
rabbit and is not on a leash, he will be gone before you can even start
to chase him down.
fenced area is absolutely necessary with Sight Hounds. Keep your
very time you go outside and hold on tightly to the
ill chase anything that moves, including cars. Keep
Some of the Sight Hounds include: Afghan Hound, Basenji, Borzoi,
Italian Greyhound, Iri
sh Wolfhound, Norwegian Elkhound, Saluki, the Wh
ippet, etc.
Pointers & Setters
so make sure you understa
any pointers have similar characteristics to the sight hounds and to the scent hounds
nd the issues written under the respective topics.
erritorial by nature, they are prone to 'marking'. They are also diggers so a secure
ottom fence is a must. Otherwise, you will lose your dog when you let him out to go
Firmness and consistency are important in housetraining if you own a Terrier as they
quickly le
arn exactly where and under what circumstances they can get away with not
beying you.
nt Hounds