How exactly to Potty Teach Your Puppy
Starting the potty process
Potty training a dog takes patience, kindness and a Cats little planning. Before you begin, have these helpful tools readily available:
A crate is an acceptable way to keep your non-housebroken dog confined for short periods of time when you must leave him or her home alone. Dogs instinctively won?t do their business in their own space.
Training pads are absorbent, leak-proof and disposable, perfect to put up the floor within an inside place where you?d like your puppy to go.
Pet-specific stain and odor removers contain enzymes that help remove, not only mask, odors from pet messes.
Create a control and a reward
Establish a command that your pup can understand. Say, ?Go potty? while your dog does their business. This term association will help your dog learn to go whenever you say those magic words.
Whenever your dog is performed, say ?Good potty!? and give lots of praise. Resist the temptation to reward this behavior with a treat, though.
Timing is everything
Create a consistent schedule for potty breaks. First, keep your dog?s feeding times constant and be sure you remove leftover food between foods. This can help your dog create a natural, predictable rhythm for removal.
Suggested potty break times:
> First thing each day
> After naps
> 10 to 20 minutes after each meal
> Prior to going to sleep during the night
> At least once at night (until your puppy is five a few months old)
> When you see your pup sniffing a spot while turning circles around it - which means they have to go NOW.
Teach your dog where you can go
Dogs are creatures of habit; therefore the quicker they understand where business should be done, the earlier they?ll stop going elsewhere. To greatly help speed up the procedure:
Take your pet to the same place for every potty break.
Keep the home and yard environment the same during potty training. Redecorating or renovations might confuse your pet.
Some canines learn faster than others, but if your puppy seems to be having a unique amount of accidents, there could be a physical or emotional reason. Your pet may worry, depressed, frightened, excited, or could have a urinary tract infection. A male dog may be marking his territory. Consult a veterinarian who can help identify and treat these issues.