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– Increasing space and decreasing vigilance is the bane of a great potty training plan. The adage, “my house is your house” will set you and your dog up for failure. My home is your home will come down the road, after your puppy is potty trained. Start small and let them earn space slow and steady. Providing more space and increase the space provided to your dog slowly. Too much, too soon will cause accidents. Remember, habits (good and bad) take a while to form and stick. Dogs are time intensive not space intensive. You are much better off taking it slow, measured in months not weeks; to doubly make sure your dog looks forward to peeing and pooping as soon as they go outdoors in your preferred bathroom spot than taking a shot and increasing their freedom because they got it right for a few weeks in a row. Invest a few months of inconvenience and vigilance for years of a happy and joyous pee and poop free home – it’s a great ROI.

I recommend training your puppy to pee on a potty pad in the house ONLY in the ..

Thanks for your comments. I think my methods might be unusual, but I was just hoping to share what I know. Anyway, training the dog to potty on puppy pads/newspaper is also another way to make sure your dog does not pee anywhere in the house - Paper Train as you've described in your hub about this topic. Thanks anyway for your comments.

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Learn how to potty train your dog or puppy using papers, pee pads, or litter boxes: Free house training tips from a professional dog trainer. We have an 18 month old Havanese that we bought when he was 9 months old. He was not house broken at the time. I think he spent a lot of time outdoors and with many other dogs. He probably was the runt of the litter…still only weighs 9 lbs, (We got him for company for our 7 year old Havanese).
We have done the crate training routine. We used the tethering process. We took him to 2 Puppy Obedience classes. We paid $900 for a consultant who calls himself a Dog Whisperer. I have read and tried many things. Originally he was submissive peeing and that has decreased a great deal. But, though many other gains are being made, after maybe a week or 2 of potty only outdoors, he will poop in the house and play with the poop if we don’t find it right away. Also, her rarely pees in the house, but, does once in a month or so!
I have considered turf pad, tranquilizer (he is a pretty anxious little guy). Any thoughts or suggestions?

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It’s common for a 9 week old puppy to pee often when he is awake. Keep an eye on him 100% of the time and watch for signs that he might potty like circling, sniffing, squatting etc. The fewer accidents your puppy has in the house the quicker he will learn potty training.

So my puppy is almost 4mo old now


One of the main issues that confuses owners is whether or not to use puppy pads for potty training. Many people believe this is a necessary first step in training a young puppy, but in most cases it can (and should!) be avoided. I recommend training your puppy to pee on a potty pad in the house ONLY in the following cases:Me and my husband got our husky wolf pup at 5 weeks. Obviously at first she had a couple house accidents because it was just me watching her, my husband is in the military, and then me and puppy moved to Oklahoma now she is peeing EVERYWHERE. We thought she was very well potty trained. But we are now renting and we have all carpet so this is not good as you would know. She is 14 weeks and we are having a tough tough time potty training her we really need some help and advice so if anyone can give us like a detailed way to help us solve this problem that would be wonderful. She also has been peeing in her kneel at night and then drinking it all up. I know this can’t be healthy for dog and we’ve tried to put a pottt pad in the kennel when she goes to sleep but she chews everything up to shreds. So if anyone has some advise that would be great!