We rescued Trigger yesterday afternoon from a man who had rescued him from the side of the highway. He was dirty, but so sweet!
We brought him home, gave him a good bath, and let him settle in to his new home.
I could be wrong, but I think he's settled in nicely.
I was a bit worried about the crate training, since I like my sleep (as does Joey) and wasn't looking forward to listening to him whimper all night. My mom suggested that we get an analogue clock (or something that ticks) because she said they like the noise. I went searching for such a thing, but all I could find was this:
Yes, my new puppy is now the proud owner of a teddy bear with the soothing sounds of the womb. And he loves it!
He was so great last night! I put him in his crate around 9pm, turned on the bear (which is on top of the crate, BTW, not in it - I'm no dummy!), and went to bed. He whined for about 2 minutes, then I never heard another peep out of him until Joey got home.
Joey took him out to potty, then back in his crate he went. Again, he was so good! Just a few little whimpers, then off to dreamland.
He's such a sweet dog and has been doing so well! He loves chewing on his bone and really appreciated the nice, cozy bed that Joey got him.
I'm all ears for your puppy training tips! Help a sista out!