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Toilet train for my puppy how do I toilet train him
The number one ingredient to have a house trained dog is...vigilance. You must make housetraining your 'thing' for anywhere from 10 days to two weeks. Keep slip-on's by the back door, and a bathrobe or something quick to get into handy...because for this two weeks...housetraining will be your mission.
Your goal is...to beat the puppy to the punch...You'll learn his signals just by doing all that vigilance...like they'll start sniffing, and circling...you pick him up and take him out BEFORE he goes...Rules of thumb are also...For puppies, take him out immediately when he wakes up (do not let him follow you to the door...pick him up and carry out the door)...take out immediately after eating. During play a little puppy should be taken out every 20 minutes or so (aren't you glad they sleep so much??
If you're trying to train an adult, you still need to get them out immediately after they wake up...and after they eat...they can go longer during their play time.
Crate the pup/dog when you cannot watch it (when you leave, or are ultra busy)...instinct is for them to not dirty their nest...so make sure the crate is only big enough to stand up, turn around, etc...A new puppy will need to get out once during the night...but that only lasts a week or so...You don't want the puppy having to go so bad he dirties his nest...you do NOT want to break that instictive barrier...once that's happened it's hard to undo.
PS...when you get the pup outside...say 'pee pee' or whatever...then love them up BIG when they go...this will get them to go on command, and save you from having hang out and wait in the future. A pup can learn this by 3 months old.
Your determination to take him outside all the time and praise him in an exaggerated way so he know's he's done well. I used to take my dog even at midnight and 2am or 4am to get out there and pee. Make sure right after the puppy eats or drinks you take him out for as long as you can so that he is sure to pee or poop outside. Give him or her a treat when you praise him too. They love it. You could have to do this about 2weeks to a month. I kept doing this for 1month because you can never stop accidents altogether when they are puppies. Just have a lot of patience and determination. He/She will learn. Don't yell at your dog for mistakes. Recognize a wimper could mean to take him out and if you screwed up then realize it was your screw up not the puppy's.
People I know use to put the puppy nose in the mess and spank them, so I guess the puppy would be scared to do it after while then realized they can get away with it outside. ( But puppies are so cute so don't spank it all the time.) It worked though.
I have a puppy too that we are having trouble training and we bought her special doggy diapers.the puppy wouldnt like to have its poop on him