4 Tips To Potty Train A Puppy

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4 Tips To Potty Train A Puppy

by Anthony Lee

Having a puppy at home is a great responsibility. Not only do you need to feed and walk it, you have to help it learn to go potty in the right place.

Fortunately, it is not really that difficult to potty train a puppy. With some perseverance and a little patience you puppy can go potty the way you want it. Here are some tips for potty training a puppy:

1. Choose a place where you want the puppy to go potty, a small area in the lawn works well. Teach the puppy to do its business on that same place each time.

The smell that it has left during its last potty, makes the puppy associate the place with going potty. Try not to clean the place much until the puppy learns to go potty there regularly.

2. Clean all potty traces in the house. Your puppy will get into some accidents but do not be so hard on it. Just remove every single trace of its last evidence so that the smell of excrement will not make it associate your house with going potty, and use a deodorizer to be sure.

3. Minimize the puppy's water and food intake before sleeping. The chances of accidents happening increase when the puppy is full of food or water.

4. Give the puppy easy access to its potty spot by installing a doggie hatch or keeping the door open. If this is not practical, install a bell that the doggie can easily reach near the door. Each time the puppy rings that bell, bring it out so that it knows that the bell signals going out.

In summary, do not expect too much from the beginning because puppies are just learning to go about the world. Soon enough, your puppy would learn to do its business at the right time and the right place.

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