Posted: 07/03/2016 at 09:27
Good advice from Clarington. I have a Border Collie, he is old now. I have had BCs for the last 40 or so years. The first word to teach them is "NO". I never left them unattended in the garden when they were little.
There was an area for the loo and on the formal lawn going to the loo was forbidden. In this house I am lucky to be surrounded by woods that belong to me (I live in France), but with a smaller garden the loo area must be cleaned up when the puppy isn't looking. You don't want him to think he was wrong after all or that you are his servant!
He will chew much less as he grows up. My currant dog stopped chewing things after about 6 months, but he's not really a chewer.