Category: Training

  • Winter HouseTraining – Potty Shelters

    Winter HouseTraining – Potty Shelters

    Many IGs will refuse to go outside when it’s cold, windy, raining or snowing. What’s an owner to do who refuses to let their IG potty in the house (and we are definitely with you if you do not allow this!)? Please see our Housetraining page for more information. Outdoor Potty Shelters Many IG owners…

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  • Housetraining your IG

    Housetraining your IG

    Housetraining the Italian Greyhound can be a very difficult task. Not being housetrained is the number one reason Italian Greyhounds are surrendered into our program..hundreds each year!  Although a lifelong commitment with set backs each time the weather changes, housetraining an IG can be accomplished with some work, the right attitude and approach. However it…

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  • Training Your IG

    Training Your IG

    One of the questions on our adoption application is “Will you be taking your dog to obedience classes?” The answer often surprises me as most potential adopters answer the question with a confident “only if the dog needs it”. As someone who has adopted several dogs and fostered hundreds, I can tell you that most…

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