Skip to content

Healthy Dogs

House Training Dogs Directory

House training, or house breaking, a dog can take between 4-6 months for most breeds, though some will take longer. The key to training is patience. Usually dogs can begin house training around 12-16 weeks. There are specific ways you can train your dog to make the process easier. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to house train your dog, what to expect, and much more.

Medical Reference

Features

Thumbnail: Training Bo, the Obama's Dog

WebMD talks to dog trainer Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz about training the Obama's dog.

Read Full Article

Video

Slideshows & Images

Quizzes

Today on WebMD

bulldog in party hat
Breeds with longevity
Doberman Pinscher Clipped Ears
The facts about ear cropping and tail docking.
 
dog with duck in mouth
Which are considered smartest?
boxer dog
What are their health issues?
 
Pit bull looking up
Article
Pets: Is My Dog Normal
Slideshow
 
Dog scratching behind ear
Slideshow
dog catching frisbee
Slideshow
 

Love your pets, hate your allergies?

Get tips for relief.

Loading ...

Sending your email...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

Dog Breed RMQ
Quiz
Lady owner feeding dog
Slideshow
 
pooldle
Slideshow
bulldog in party hat
Slideshow