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Hey, I'm new to the Forum. I got a handsome beagle pup in August, I'm new to the breed. I've had Dobermans/Rotty's/German Shephards, and my last dog was a Golden Retriever, so its both a new breed a new size for us! We're very excited though. Also i heard their really hard to house break and we are having some difficulty does anyone have any tips? I was told by a fellow beagle owner it took her nearly a year because their so stubborn.
 

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Hi, everyone! thanks for all your responses. I forgot to mention his name, we named him Teddy. Funny story we almost went with Pi, the mathmatical symbol. (no i'm not kidding) and he has a perfectly shaped heart spot on his leg which is his only spot and we almost called him Mclovin but he looks like a Teddy, so we stuck to that.
Also we are working on the crate training, my problem is guilt! I have a friend who tells me i HAVE to crate him for three or four hours so that he learns to hold it during the day but i feel so bad sticking him in the crate, he hates it! Another thing this might sound weird but when he has accidents in his crate their usually over night and its usually poop her hardly ever pees in there. Last week he went number 2 over night three nights in a row! i was pretty upset, because i dont want him to think its ok to do that, and i dont really see the point in reprimanding him after the fact, i doubt he'd made the association that DOING poop inside is bad , not simply that the poop itself is bad. He hardley pees inside, mainly because i watch him, and take him our every few hours, when we wakes up from a nap etc.etc. BUT if i leave him alone...in a room, he'll just do it.
I'm getting alittle frustrated, i hate to make comparisons but mainly because my golden was easy to train and so i'm usually like why hasn't he gotten it yet! but I'm trying to stay positive. Also he's Four months old and we got him a bit young (at six weeks) so he knips like crazy which i assume is because he didn't go thru the nipping stage with his siblings and so they didn't tell him its not ok to do it. He's getting a bit better with it though. He goes for clothes now not feet or ankles.(i swear he wants to herd everyone)
On a positive note he's SOOOOO friendly. Moreso then my golden was. I literally went outside the otherday to find our mailwoman MASSAGING him. it was the funniest thing. He thinks everyone is his best friend and needs to pet him. He's also bird friendly oddly enough! whenever we encounter geese or ducks or my parrots he will just point (like a GSP) and look quietly intrested. its adorable. He rarely goes nuts (pretty much only when i come home or there is food involved). Oh and at 7 weeks we went on a camping trip and took him along and HE WAS SOO GOOD! we took him on a day long canoe trip and he was wonderful! wasn't scared or nervous, or overly excited, he played with the fish in the creek it was great! and he definatly enjoyed meeting the hunting beagles we met up there. Anyway thanks for all the information and so nice to meet you all!
-Seph
 
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