Toilet Training Puppies
You can start Toilet Training Puppies at any age, however, it is always good to train them from the very day you get them.
You want to stop your New Puppy from developing any bad habits while you two begin your new life together. Dogs are not naturally used to living in houses, so it will make sense that they will find a spot in some obscure corner of the house and defecate there instead of your yard.
You can often spot when dogs are about to go, they will start to look and sniff around the house to find a good spot. Dogs will usually start to go right after they have finished eating, but it depends on your dog.
It can take them an hour or more after they have eaten for them to defecate in the beginning. This waiting can sometimes be tedious, but just hang in there. You will notice in the very beginning they might not go right away, but keep practicing this habit. They will begin to go right away after a couple of tries.
When starting to toilet training puppies, you should take them outside whenever they have finished eating. Be sure to have a schedule while toilet training puppies. Feeding them in the morning and the evening will make your puppy realize a pattern.
You also might want to let them out mid afternoon, to ensure that any chance of a mess in midday is eliminated, but this might be hard for some who work constantly. Your puppies will learn how to hold their bladders when they age.
Puppies will not realize that pooping in the house is a bad thing, so be sure to firmly discourage this behavior by saying 'no' whenever you find the evidence. When they start to go outside, be sure to praise this behavior by saying 'good boy' or 'good work', 'good job' and other positive reinforcements.
Giving them treats every time they go outside is a big incentive to them as well. Many dog owners do not realize that tone of voice is key in Puppy Housetraining.
Positive tone of voice and a firm tone of voice give them a great sense of right and wrong. Be sure when you are praising your dog, you are actually praising him and not accidentally shouting or sounding frustrated by your dog.
Puppies are at a fragile time in their life and you should often look out for symptoms. It is good to inspect puppies' poop every now and then to ensure that they do not have Worms.
Dogs with bladder infections have a hard time keeping urine in and you will often find either drips of urine or having them go in very awkward spots. If you feel your Dog Housetraining is going no where, it might be good to check if your dog is experiencing a painful bladder infection.
Dog owners should have basic knowledge of Dog First Aid and have a list of emergency numbers to call.
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