I would imagine tha it is hard task to train a puppy to sit on a potty, I've always taught mine to run to the back door and bark when they need to relieve themselves.
I prefer the crate training method. Use the crate when you are not able to directly supervise your puppy and do not crate your puppy for longer than 2 hours at a time. When your puppy is out, watch closely for any indication that s/he needs to go "potty." Take her out on leash and wait 1-2 minutes, then come inside. If she eliminates while you're out, praise her and give her a treat. If she doesn't go, and you think s/he should have to, put him/her int he crate (in a matter-of-fact way) for 10-15 minutes and try again. When s/he goes, s/he an be out, but beware, if s/he plays, s/he will probably have to go again! Take your puppy out first thing in the morning, last thing at night, after eating, after play, and after waking up from a nap. The reason crate training is effective is because dogs do not prefer to eliminate where they sleep. That's it in a nutshell - one more thing --- do not punish your puppy! Any advice that tells you to punish your dog, for example by pushing her/his nose in its urine or stool, is wrong - don't do it!
by chucky1291 5 years ago
What's the easiest way to potty train a puppy?
by ChassyCrunkCakes 8 years ago
How do I potty train a 5 month old puppy?she is a 5 month old shih-tzu (if i spelled that right)
by dailytop10 4 years ago
What's the best way to potty train a 3 weeks old puppy?Will rewarding work more than punishing?
by Kevin Montanez 2 years ago
How do I potty train my small breed puppy?Hi so I'm new to this whole puppy caring thing, and I just got a new puppy last Sunday. I wanted to know everything there is about him. I'm taking him to the vet soon. But I feel like there is something I should know until I wait. He is a mixed Chihuahua...
by Michelle Liew 5 years ago
What is your view of crate training dogs?
by kaltopsyd 8 years ago
What's the best way to house train/ potty train a new puppy? (7 weeks old)?
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