Chihuahua advanced training graduation

Chihuahua advanced training graduation Right before Christmas Farfl and her fellow chihuahuas graduated from their advanced training course at PetSmart. Click on the title above or the "more" link to see all the great pictures of her displaying her advanced skills! Before they could earn their certificates the three chihuahuas had to be put through their paces. The first exercise was a sit stay. The dogs were all put on long leashes...
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Farfl starts an all-chihuahua advanced training group

Farfl starts an all-chihuahua advanced training group Tonight Farfl had her first all-chihuahua advancd training session at PetSmart. I've been looking forward to this class for months - and it didn't disappoint! There were just three other dogs - Bobby, a very bouncy and friendly little chi, Mac, a long-legged cutie-pie with a barking problem and Charlie, a very shy fawn-coloured Taco Bell chihuahua. Julian was our trainer this evening - I've seen...
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Farfl Graduates From Puppy Kindergarten

Farfl Graduates From Puppy Kindergarten She made it all the way through her eight weeks of basic training! I'd heard pretty mixed reviews of training classes at Petsmart, but as soon as I met Heather I knew I was in the right place. I'd only gone into Petsmart to buy some cat claw clippers to trim Farfl's tiny nails when a very helpful lady who introduced herself to me as Heather offered to show me where they were. I told her I was...
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Housetraining a Chihuahua

Housetraining a Chihuahua Small dogs get a bad rap when it comes to house training Because they're little, it can be easy to overlook a chihuahua puppy's accidents, because they're not as gigantic or disastrous as those left by a rottweiler or shepherd puppy. But this is a big mistake. I live in Toronto, which is very, very cold and snowy in the winter time. This makes housetraining tricky because it's not safe to take a...
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Leash Training Breakthrough!

Leash Training Breakthrough! I was a bit embarrassed at puppy kindergarten this week. Our homework for the first week of puppy training was having the puppy on a leash tied to you at all times except if the puppy was tethered while you were doing something like cooking. Let's just say it didn't exactly go to plan. One of the issues I hadn't quite counted on with a small dog is that although you can find tiny, lightweight...
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