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With its range of up to 100 yards, this deluxe little-dog trainer provides the control needed to train canine companions under 40 pounds at home or even at the park. Use the trainer to deter unwanted behavior such as digging, chewing on furniture, jumping on guests, or barking. Or, it can be used for basic obedience training such as teaching the "come" command. The remote trainer offers 10 adjustable levels of stimulation, from 400 volts to 6000 volts, that can be changed with a quick flick of the thumb, ensuring the appropriate stimulus--just enough to get the dog's attention. The unit's transmitter provides a negative tone without correction and a negative tone with correction. After a few corrections with the tone, the pet then associates the tone with the correction, making it one of the most humane trainers available.
Types of Small House Dogs - Overview
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There are many different types of small dogs. Small dog breeds are often referred to as toy or miniature breeds, and weigh less than 20 lbs. Dogs in the Toy Group were initially owned by the wealthy and were viewed by others as status symbols - a luxury item with little apparent purpose.
Toy dogs were often used for warmth, their temperature is between 100.2-102.9 degrees Fahrenheit. They were often kept because they were viewed by the royalty as status symbols in Oriental and European courts.
Most types of small house dogs, while diminutive in size are generally easy care pets. However some do not like young children and their fragility can be a concern in large families. They are often known as being "yappy". Toy dogs are loyal and intelligent and especially good at learning tricks. They are known for being very loving and loyal with their owners.
Problems with small dogs
Many types of small house dogs can't hold their bladder more than 5-6 hours at a time. This can be a problem if the humans in the household are gone for a normal workday, as the dog may have an accident.
Often times, different tpyes of small house dogs have problems in families with young children. Small dogs may be unable to escape a fast moving child and may will bite to protect themselves. If they are dropped, even from a small height by a child, they may never trust that child again.
Small dogs have 2-4 puppies in their litters. Iif you are interested in a puppy, you will need to go to a good breeder. Since small dogs are in high demand, you will not see many of them at shelters or rescue groups.Expect to pay alot more for a small breed pup. It is also a good idea to see pictures of small house dogs .
Different Types Of Small Dogs
- Brussels Griffon
- Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
- Chinese Crested
- English Toy Spaniel
- Italian Greyhound
- Japanese Chin
- Manchester Terrier
- Miniature Pinscher
- Shih Tzu
- Silky Terrier
- Toy Fox Terrier
- Yorkshire Terrier
Also: click here to see pictures of small house dogs