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How to Effectively Potty Train Your Puppy
A new puppy and the potty training process require consistency, patience, and positive reinforcement.
Puppies can be house trained from 6 weeks to 6 months,
Keep the puppy on a regular feeding schedule and take away his food 20 minutes after you have offered it irrespective of him eating or not.
Take the puppy to the same spot each time to do his potty at the following suggested timings.
First thing in the morning
Last thing before bedtime
Upon waking up from a nap
After chewing a toy or bone
After eating or drinking
Once every hour or less
You may also use Puppy Trainer Liquid and Potty Training Pads to ease out the process.
Some early warning signs of a need to urinate or defecate are circling and sniffing the ground. You should pick him up and drop him to the designated area.
Typical guideline is age in months is the amount of hours a puppy can hold his bladder up to 6 months after which he can control it at will and can go whenever he can. Remember that all dogs are not the same and some will learn very quickly and some will take a little longer. Make sure to clean up accidents with an Odor Eliminator. This step is necessary to continue training your puppy to use the appropriate place.
Do not scold your puppy if there is an accident while you potty train him.
When your puppy eliminates outside, praise him or give him a treat.