Life as Lou

Sacked Out

  • December 14, 2011 3:37 pm

Watson is growing.

We have been careful to keep his kennel at a comfortable, but not too large size so it would help with potty training by exploiting the instinct not to soil the den.  So far, it has worked well.  He only tinkles a bit from excitement and not from, “Oh gee, this looks like a great place to relieve myself”.  For such a young pup (15 weeks) he is actually doing pretty well with the housebreaking. (I have to keep telling myself this because I loathe potty training humans and dogs and want it over with yesterday).

We realized he might need a little more space yesterday, so when I cleaned out the kennel, I removed the divider, figuring I could just put it back in if it became an issue.

I don’t think we have a problem.

I walked into the room earlier today and found Watson completely sacked out, ears flopping out of one end and puppy toes pressed against the other.  He was so relaxed that he hardly budged when I grabbed the camera and got in his face to take photos. Dude was comfortable and staying that way.

I think he likes his little den.


  1. NICOLE says:

    Love your new blog!!! Very pretty. Adorable pictures too!

  2. msdramateacherlady says:

    He is such a cutie! I’ve had fantastic luck house training a puppy using a training clicker (3 days). Would be happy to share what we did.

  3. Nala says:

    Awww….gotta love puppies! Especially, English Springer Spaniel puppies…that’s what he looks like anyway.

    Please do me a favor…whenever you put him in his wire kennel, remove his collar. Trust me. It’s best for you and him.

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