Life Stages Dog Crate – An Easy Way To Potty Train A Puppy/Dog
Rescue dog potty training problems: Do you have difficulty teaching your puppy (or even your adult dog) appropriate disposal behaviors? Do not despair. There is an excellent chance that your dog can be trained to eliminate well outside the house – and it will probably be easier than you think!
Factors to be considered in training on appropriate elimination behavior include health, sanitation, intake regulation, record keeping/planning, appropriate behavioral reinforcement, and management. Following pre-elimination schemes is also important. This article looks at each factor in turn, then some common potty training mistakes. If you have made some of these mistakes, do not worry, there is a better way in front of you. Today is a new beginning!
All my dogs were saved from shelters, some like puppies, some from adults. All had behavioral problems and none were trained in cleanliness. If you are like me, you have carpets or parquet that should not be damaged by a pet accident. An item provides exactly what I need to easily train a puppy or dog: a wire crate for life.
It can be difficult to train a puppy to cleanliness. It takes a lot of patience and commitment because puppies are full of energy and tend to have a small bladder and a short span of attention. The key to cleanliness training is consistency. Develop a calendar and stick to it!
Take your pup frequently. Puppies go to the bathroom 5 to 10 minutes after eating or waking up, so take them outside after meals.
Start training at the pot the day you get your puppy. To help you train, choose a place where you always bring your puppy to the bathroom. Remember to give encouragement and praise every time they eliminate in the toilet area.
Accidents happen. If your puppy does not go outside and does damage in the house, do not punish him, clean him up and take him outside. Praise when they go outside.
Use a crate. Cashier training is the best way to train your puppy to cleanliness because dogs are animals that do not like to sleep in the place where they go to the bathroom. Your crate should be big enough so your puppy can get up, turn around and lie down comfortably. If your crate is too big, your puppy will use one section to sleep, the other as a wash area.
Over the years, I have found that the best crates are wire crates for life. The wire crates give your puppy optimal visibility and air circulation, allowing him to get involved with your family while being safely confined. If your puppy likes a place to hide, a dog cage blanket can be placed on all or part of the crate.
Life stage crates come with a cash divider that will save you a significant amount of money because you only need to buy a crate, the size appropriate to the adult size of your puppy. The divider is used to reduce the size of the crate to the size of your puppy. As your puppy grows up, you move the separator to increase its living space.
The wire crates are also easy to clean, which is very important when you have a new puppy. The sides of the wire can be wiped with a cloth and the plastic tray covering the floor is removable for deep cleaning.
The cleanliness of a puppy is not an instant workout. It takes time for your dog to learn what is expected of them, but it is time well spent, which can be minimized with a box and a positive reinforcement.
The Success Of Potty Training
What are the chances of successful potty training if you follow this systematic approach? In general, the results will be positive, provided that the elimination behavior to be modified is not medically based.
Be sure to consider each training factor, your dog’s history, your own lifestyle, and your schedule. Use your archival data, avoid common pitfalls, and be able to effectively change the elimination behavior.
Dogs do not want to live in a dirty environment. All dogs would live in a living space. With a little patience, some care on your part, the clicker’s philosophy and the tools and strategies available are just a matter of time before success is achieved.
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