Small breeds of dogs including toys, miniatures and just small dogs are a unique challenge to housetrain. This means that the mixed heritage does not make him any less of a dog as compared to the pure breeds. Keep in mind that if you decide on a puppy, you’ll need to put a lot of time and effort into helping it get adjusted to your home, as well as, training it to become a house pet.
Many mixed breeds, such as Yorkie-Poo make incredible pets and are evenly tempered. The Welsh corgi is one of the classic small dog breeds, and very popular with Queen Elizabeth II of England. After playing with each for a little while – and perhaps being told a few cute stories by the pet shop, selling family or pet shelter employee, people usually choose their puppy based on a gut or intuitive decision of one or more of the family.
As a side benefit, if the den is properly sized, it is a great potty training tool as dogs will not willingly eliminate in their dens. Some dogs with nervous temperaments are actually nervous because of the fear that their needs will not be met – food, pott, and otherwise.
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