Puppy Training

How to Tell that a Puppy Needs to Do its Business

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It is amazing how often a puppy needs to do his business. It can be every 30 to 45 minutes! Of course, it depends on the consumption of food and water and how much playing around has occurred. They go when they have to go! It seems that the spirit just moves them and it may be hard to avoid accidents as a result. Part of how to potty train a puppy properly is to watch for signs that elimination is imminent. One clear sign is the tail position. It may straighten out and move from side to side stiffly....

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Advice on How to Potty Train a Puppy

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Learning how to potty train a puppy comes down to patience, consistency, and positive reinforcement. There are no substitutes. You want to create good habits while maintaining a special and loving bond. It doesn’t happen overnight either. Give the task at least four to six months to perfect. Puppies have been known to require up to a full year. Experts size it is a matter of size, others technique. It makes sense that smaller dogs have pint-sized bladders. Even a difference in metabolism will affect puppy training. Shelter dogs also have a more difficult time at learning new things. For best...

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