Let her be the small dog that makes people fall in love with small dogs.
Little dogs are inquisitive, passionate, and quick on their feet. They’re eager to please – when trained with gentleness and positivity.
Join me as I raise Matilda the minpin-chihuahua mix to be a smart, well-mannered lady-dog. Together, we’ll discover how dogs learn and how to train them in a way that minimizes fear and anxiety while setting them up for success.
The world is a big, scary place from 12″ up. You’re her guide, her guardian, and with the help of your signals, cues, teachings and, of course, treats, she’ll become a confident, intelligent pooch with good manners.
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Step-By-Step Positive Potty Training For Small Dogs
Little dogs are notoriously hard to potty-train.
If your small dog is still having accidents in the house, and you feel your patience running thin, it’s time to rethink the way you communicate with your dog.
Small dogs have small bladders. They’re easily stressed out by punishment, and sometimes, they just plain misunderstand where they’re supposed to go.
- How To Potty Train Your Dog With A Crate (22) Do you ever look at your dog and think to yourself, “How on earth did I get to be so lucky?” Maybe you’re not quite there yet because your pup is still peeing and pooping everywhere. Perhaps you couldn’t find your glasses this morning when your unsocked foot landed in the middle of a hot, squishy log ...
Little Dog Training And Behavior Tips
The more positive, polite behaviors you teach your dog, the fewer problems you’ll have discouraging bad habits. Use my step-by-step guides to quickly teach adorable, entertaining tricks that your dog will love performing.
Discover what makes your dog learn, and how you can use games and positive reinforcement to make learning fun for your dog.
- How To Stop A Door Dasher (12) Matilda is a well behaved dog – except for those times when she dashes out the door. Which is at least once a week. D’oh. The d’oh is on me – every time she dashes, it’s my undisputed fault. We need to manage her until I can train her, but it hasn’t been easy. Sometimes, it seems like it’s Cow’s ...
Dog Product Reviews To Help You Shop
Shopping for new dog stuff is one of my favorite things to do – and I bet you feel the same way. Companies often send us their products to review, and I may receive compensation for my review posts. I only feature products I love and recommend.
My reviews are honest and as thorough as possible, including the pros and cons of each product. I hope to make it easier for you to find the very best to spoil your pets.
- Arty Lobster Personalized 3D Printed Pet Sculptures Review #ad (0) When you have a mixed breed dog, you rarely meet another that looks like yours. This week, I got to meet three of Matilda’s “twins.” At BlogPaws, we met a female chihuahua and a male chiweenie that share her short, tan fur, her big ears and even her adorable face wrinkles. It was so much fun to ...