Toilet training a dog is the process of teaching your dog to eliminate where you want it. If you don’t want to be busy picking up carpet hair and removing dog urine stains, you need to potty train your dog. You should give your dog the freedom to naturally eliminate outside or in your apartment, and you don’t have to worry about clutter.
In this article, we will discuss different aspects of adult dog toilet training.
Potty training dog with crate
The most effective method of dog toilet training is to use a crate. The dog is a smart and clean animal. They prefer to keep their sleeping place clean.
After the first 2 weeks of training, your dog will learn what is expected of him in terms of toilet habits. Your dog should go to the crate to rest, use the designated place for potty.
What you need to know for toilet training a puppy in a crate?
1. The crate size should not be big enough so that the dog can sleep on one side and potty on the other
2. The crate should not be too small so that the puppy is uncomfortable getting inside.
Potty training a dog without crate
Potless dog toilet training is difficult. There will be a few cases of accidents in the beginning and you need to be prepared to clean up the mess without any physical punishment to your dog.
Important tips on dog training
1. You should be in contact with your dog throughout the day.
2. You need to recognize the signs that your dog needs to use the toilet so you can immediately take the puppy to where you want him to potty, give the word of command, and praise his achievements. Always use the same command like “go pee” and don’t play with it then.
Dog toilet training using paper
If you have a small breed dog, you can use paper for dog toilet training. It’s only useful if you live in high-rise apartments and can’t take your dog out to potty.
Are you a dog owner and are you facing difficulties in potty training your puppy?