Toileting in the Crate

QUESTION: I have purchased your Perfect Dog system and watched the DVDs many times. I understand and enjoy your methods. My one issue is the potty training. My dog is in her crate and I take her out hourly to her bathroom spot. She doesn’t go potty even if I stand there for 45 minutes. [...]

Still Having Problems With Housebreaking?

QUESTION: Hi Don, I have a 4 month old Beagle puppy and I've been working with her with your system for 2 weeks now. She’s doing great and I've seen tremendous improvement in her behavior. I have a question about house breaking: In just one week’s time I’ve stopped all accidents in the house, but [...]

Does Your Dog Eat Poop?

DOES YOUR DOG EAT POOP? HERE'S WHAT DON SULLIVAN SAYS TO DO: 1) The obsession with eating feces could very well be a malnourishment issue. Find a good vet and get your dog tested, and start focusing on maximizing your dog's nutrient intake. 2) Lack of proper cardio exercise is one of the biggest causes [...]

Potty Training Problems & My Other Dog Follows Me Everywhere!

QUESTION: We purchased "Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog" I am working with potty training my father in law's mix lab - she's a female and I own her brother. I have him potty trained but he doesn't cry wanting to go potty - he just comes up to me and stares till I let [...]