In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He said: ‘He must be well house-trained because he wouldn't go inside.
- She was house-trained from the moment we got her, even though she spent her first few weeks of life in a barn.
- What is more, Shar-Peis are bright and affectionate and their advantages of being easily house-trained, exceptionally clean and needing minimal grooming make them ideal for indoor living.
- Goodness me, if they were puppies, within a day they would be asking to go outside - they are so good at being house-trained.
- I'm not sure I'm ready for all that house-training and vet stuff all over again!
- The animals can be house-trained and, claim experts, are even capable of understanding basic instructions such as ‘no’.
- Poor house-training, rather than something she ate or illness, must have been the culprit.
- If your dog loses its house-training manners, follow these 3 steps.
- Gus paused in his verbal attack on Ian, his eyes aggressively searching the crowd for an answer, but the faces stared back with the beseeching look of a puppy that had broken house-training and didn't understand why it was being shouted at.
- However, they must have made the house even more dirty than it usually would have been as none of these animals would have been house-trained.
- He is house-trained; he never makes a mess; he is obedient; he is a pure delight to me.
- While bunny is caged, you house-train your pet by putting a litter box in one corner and praise the little rabbit every time the litter box is used, just as you do with puppies (or humans for that matter)!
- And house-training of pets is of course not ‘natural’, but surely nobody would argue that it was tantamount to animal cruelty and abuse?
- All the canine emigrants have been vaccinated, checked for health problems and house-trained.
- By last Thursday though, he needed to get out, as Butch the Staffordshire Bull terrier needed the toilet, and was so well house-trained he wouldn't go in the flat.
- Not many families can have much need to house-train a dolphin, but should you require it, the Beachcomber is the place to do it.
- An impatient owner complained that their eight-week old puppy was not house-trained yet and another complained: ‘Our dog gets jealous when we sit together and she hurts my legs when she wags her tail.’
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