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  1. Bad day with my pup

    Cockapoo Talk
    Hi all, I may be extremely premature in writing this but i would like some advice just to make sure i am doing the right thing with my pup. We have only had her for 5 days and sh is 10 weeks old.We have of course been house training since the first moment she got here. However, we have also been...
  2. Disincentivizing play biting?

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    Our cockapoo puppy, Rosie, just turned 5 months this past week. One problem we've been having consistently is her desire to bite us during play (usually on the hands, arms, or torso). It isn't accidental biting (i.e. accidentally grabbing us when lunging for a toy)--she targets our appendages...
  3. Leaving Puppy Home Alone

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    I have an 11 week old Cockapoo named Levi. Both my boyfriend and I are able to bring Levi with us to work and have been doing so back and forth since we got him. We started training yesterday and we asked our trainer about possibly leaving Levi at home some days if our schedules are too busy to...
  4. Almost 9 week potty training help please!!!!!!

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    Hi all, have had my adorable puppy Atticus almost a week! The first 3 days he had NO accidents in the house....I was shocked and delighted! Nothing has really changed, but I'm scared he got traumatized somehow because now everyday he has peed and pooped at least once in the house. I still let...
  5. New Here!

    Hey All! We just got ourselves a cute lil fella last Saturday and his name is Trevor. He's my first puppy so I'm on my toes around him. My SO Chris had 2 German shepherds so I'm glad has some experience on raising and training puppies. :D Trevor doesn't look like a cockapoo I've been told he...
  6. Help training a non-food motivated puppy

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    I finally brought home my lovely little toy cockerpoo, Lola. She's been with us for 4 days, and although I'd braced myself for the worst--I've been reading this forum for a month and was ready with wine and chocolate for the hard times--she's been an absolute darling--though I still believe this...
  7. Hi from KevinTheDogTrainer

    Hi I am a professional dog trainer and behaviourist working in London and Home Counties in England. I have over 30 years experience and have trained well over 50,000 dogs, puppies and owners during that time. My first interest in dog training was training my own dogs in Working Trials...
  8. Hello, I'm Alex

    Hello! I'm trying to get everything ready before my Cockapoo Puppy arrives sept. 10th! I've read that Crate Training is the way to go! However, due to how far away my home is to work it would be impossible to let him out of his crate every 2-3 hours, especially as a puppy. Therefore, I'm...
  9. Crazy Teenager Cockapoo!

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    So my boy has reached 10 months this March and he has gone nuts! He's chewing on everything and has unlimited energy! I suppose this is to be expected since he's 10 months, but I'm wondering if you guys had any tips on curbing his energy, and engaging his mind? He's pretty smart, and loves to...
  10. Brand New Cockapoo

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    Hi guys! I am going to be a brand new dog owner and I pick up my Chowder on Satuday. I am deliriously excited, but I am concerned about what to feed him at 8 weeks and when I should start trying to potty train him. Is now a good time for dry food and potty training?
  11. Cat chasing

    The Puppy Place
    Hi all I had two middle aged cats before my pup arrived, and having always had cats and dogs together as a kid, I assumed all would settle down in time. I am looking for reassurance that this will happen! I have taken things v slowly, put a stairgate on the kitchen door and kept the pup in the...
  12. New puppy, SO nervous

    The Puppy Place
    Hello! I am going to be picking up my cockapoo 7 week puppy in a few days time, and I am just hoping that people had some tips and advice for raising and training a cockapoo puppy! Anything will help. I've have had dogs before, but was too young to help with the housetraining process. Thank you!
  13. Lead manners...

    Cockapoo Training and Bonding
    Dexter has just started going for his walks and already he is trying to run off ahead. How do you teach a dog to walk by your side? I'm very keen to stop him from pulling asap - I already have one dog taking me for a walk - I don't need a second! I would appreciate any good tips!
  14. Cockapoo book??

    The Puppy Place
    Hi everyone, My partner and I will be picking up our Blonde boy Cockapoo puppy, Dexter, in a couple of weeks time, we are very excited! I was wondering, has anybody come accross a good book about the cockapoo breed? Its not just for tips and information etc, I just like to have the book to...
  15. First walk!!!

    The Puppy Place
    Well we reached the magic day of Poppy being allowed out for a walk. It took ages just to walk down the road as there were so many new smells but Poppy seemed very happy. We met a mum pushing her buggy with 2 small kids holding on to either side of the pushchair so it looked like a very large...
  16. Newby

    Hello all, I'm picking up what will be my 8 week old cockapoo 5 weeks tomorrow. Very excited although a little anxious so trying to be prepared as possible for his arrival. I have never owned a dog before and want to do everything right from the start. I have a couple of weeks off work so I...
  17. Well, that didnt go so well!!

    The Puppy Place
    Well, i have been crate training and boo sleeps ok'ish in her crate at night, my friend invited me over for a quick cuppa , so i popped out for just an hour and left boo in her crate, (thought it would be good practice, as i have left her for the school run once with no problems) she had a fully...
  18. Boo's First bath

    The Puppy Place
    Morning all, Planning on introducing Boo to the bath today!:rain: has anyone got any hints and tips on how to go about it? So that she can get used to it and maybe even learn to love it? I have been clicker training with great sucess! She loves making that clicker go... But im not sure exactly...
  19. New puppy owner..All the tips you can give! :)

    The Puppy Place
    Hi there everyone Im Riona, I came across the site and everyone seems so friendly and helpful, which is great! Im picking up my new puppy 'Bailey' On the 28th which will be my actual birthday what a GREAT birthday present, I cannot wait! And im just looking for all the tips and advice I can get...
  20. Quica training with mommy

    Cockapoo Pictures
    Quica learing some tricks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIqMt4VmZyY