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There are a lot of things to teach your new puppy and one of them is to go to the toilet outside. You need to work on this immediately. Here are a few tips on how to toilet train your puppy.
Dogs are smart, it doesn’t usually take long for them to realise that they need to ask to go outside to the toilet. My dog now scratches the door with his paw every time he needs to go or will bark to alert me.
Having a puppy playpen* is really helpful when they are young, We had one in our house and it saved my furniture and floors. You can get playpens with bottoms to them so that if your pup does mess inside it goes on the base of that rather than your floor and they are really easy to clean. You can also use Puppy Toilet Training Pads* to absorb urine.
Doggy Style Heavy Duty Whelping With Abs Tray Puppy Play Pen, X-Large
It’s a good idea to take your puppy out at regular intervals so he gets used to going outside to the toilet.
Before you go outside get into the habit of saying to your dog “toilet” or “wee wee” so that he learns it’s time to go to the toilet.
Take your pup out 10-15 minutes after a drink or a meal so that he goes outside as much as possible, every couple of hours is best when they are very young and take your pup outside first thing in the morning and the last thing at night.
Simple Solution Puppy House Training Starter Kit
Praise your puppy every time he goes to the toilet outside. Don’t ever punish your pup if he messes inside, just praise when he goes in the garden. He will soon pick it up and realise the garden is the place to go.
This is how I trained my dog when he was a pup, he soon learned to go outside.
How did you get on toilet training your pup? Let me know in the comments.