Ask Alecia: #WalkInSync Holistic Housetraining Tips

You’ll remember on Monday we hosted a teleseminar with holistic dog trainer Alecia Evans of Walk In Sync. Along with Rachel Phelps of, I talked with Alecia about holistic housetraining, covering numerous potty training questions: Is there a best way to potty train? Are there any secrets you have for clear potty communication? What […]

Puppies: From Choosing the Best Puppy Food to Socializing Your Pup

Do you have a new puppy in the house? Congratulations on your new family member! Just as with any new member of the family, you’ll need to start with your puppy’s nutrition. Your Puppy’s Diet Like an infant child, your puppy depends solely on you for his entire diet so the selection of foods is […]

Ask Alecia: My Dog Won’t Use the Bathroom On Leash

Dear Alecia, My boyfriend recently took one of our 1-year-old pups with him while he works of state. He can’t get her to pee or poop on her leash at his apartment. Although she will do her business on his balcony. He has tried long walks, using a harness instead of a collar, moving her […]

Ask Alecia: My Pomeranian Pees in the House

Dear Alecia, We have recently adopted a 2-year-old Pomeranian. We are having a small problem with him peeing in the house. We take him out often and only crate him during the day while my wife and I are at work. He has no problem pooping in the yard on a leash but will not […]

Ask Alecia: My Dog Won’t Potty for My Husband!

Dear Alecia, We have a male 4-year-old Jack Russell-poodle that we have had for one year. We adopted him from a family that was moving out of state, and couldn’t take him with. Ever since we have had him, he will not go pee for my husband. I thought at first my husband was exaggerating, […]

Ask Alecia: My Doxie Goes Potty Inside

Dear Alecia, I have a miniature dachshund; her name is Bailey. She is 8 months old; we love her very much and she is a part of our family but house training is been very hard for us. I take her outside, she will go pee, but if she get a little cold she will […]

Ask Alecia: My Dog Will Only Use a Potty Patch!

Dear Alecia, There are a lot of dogs in my complex and neighborhood so my Vet suggested we keep my new puppy off of grass where other dogs may have been until he got his vaccinations. So I bought a few synthetic grass potty patches and trained my dog to go outside on the balcony […]

Ask Alecia: My Doxie Has Potty Accidents!

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to get a handle on some of the training issues in your house? We’ve got a special full week of reader questions to Alecia Evans, our Ask the Trainer expert! I have a 6-month-old miniature Dachshund that I have been diligently potty training since I got him at […]

Ask Alecia: My Dog Potties in the House!

Dear Alecia, I have a 3-1/2-year-old Jack Russell. She has never been good about going to the bathroom outside. I have been putting her in her crate for a time out when she does her business in the house. Today I put her in the crate for over an hour. When I let her out, […]

Simple Solution Puppy Housetraining Kit Review

Product: Puppy Housetraining Kit What It Is: single kit with puppy housetraining items Manufacturer: Simple Solution DogTipper Review: Just like potty training a human baby, housetraining a puppy is an important part of development. Housetraining is a job that takes some care as pet parents learn to anticipate their puppy’s needs and work them into […]

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