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nursejess80
7th May 2007, 03:19 AM
Well, I can't brag about the fact that Ruby has regressed in her potty training and has peed and pooped in the house about 4 or 5 times this weekend, but I can still talk about how smart our little girl is. I decided to make my own version of poochie bells out of some jingle bells I found at Hobby Lobby. After only 2 times of taking her out with us ringing the bells and saying "potty", she walked up to them and nudged them with her nose and went out with Jason and pottied!! I was so proud!! Now if we can just get her to use them all the time. I've already pulled out the housetraining book in case we have to start over from square one.

Kingofthehouse86
7th May 2007, 05:41 AM
You know brag all you want! You know babies are good for bragging...lol

gocamping
8th May 2007, 02:01 PM
That's great! We trained Libby with bells. Now, on a nice day, I am hearing bells in my sleep! lol

BJNeff
8th May 2007, 08:04 PM
Bells.....whats the bells training I never heard of it.

Jessieca
8th May 2007, 08:06 PM
That's great - good job! I am so happy for you, that will make life so much more convenient! :)

nursejess80
9th May 2007, 03:26 AM
Bells.....whats the bells training I never heard of it.

Basically you train your dog to ring some bells hanging on your door whenever he/she needs to go outside to potty. I think there are a few threads on here about it somewhere. I'd wanted to try it but didn't want to pay so much for the true Poochie Bells when I didn't know if she'd take to it. Mine aren't so cute, but they work for us.

BJNeff
9th May 2007, 03:45 AM
Thanks I'll have to check this out.

Laura&Lia
9th May 2007, 04:04 AM
Way to go little Ruby!!!

You can brag all that you want... we are all ears!

Caraline
9th May 2007, 05:27 AM
Good girl Ruby. Can you come over to my place and train my boys to ring the bell. :rah: