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Most animals that are born in a
nest have an instinctive desire to move away from the nest to relieve
themselves. They will do so without being taught as soon as they are
able. Dogs are no exception, and at the age of about three weeks, they
will begin to leave the sleeping area to urinate. We just have to teach
them that houses are our nests, and that they have to move outside when
they want to relieve themselves. Take your puppy outside to the same
spot in your yard or garden at the following times:
1. Shortly after each feeding, playing, exercise, and any excitement.
2. Immediately upon waking
3. First thing in the morning
4. Last thing at night
5. Once every hour
It is important to stay outside with him. Be patient and wait. As soon
as he begins, say a chosen phrase to him such as "Be clean!".When he
has finished,praise enthusiastically and play a game with him. Keep the
area clean by picking up any mess and flushing it down the toilet.
Puppies are easily distracted when outside, so having the patience to
stay with him until he has settled down is essential. If you leave him
to it, he will probably run to the back door and spend the rest of the
time trying to get back in with you. Once you let him in, the stress of
the separation, together with the increased excitement and exercise,
will make him want to go, and you will be left with a mess inside and
an uneducated puppy.
However, there is no need to stay outdoors for hours, waiting for him
to go. Wait for a few minutes only, and if nothing happens, take him
inside and try again a little later. If at any time of the day you
notice him sniffing the floor and circling or getting ready to squat,
immediately interrupt him and take him outside. Let him walk. Do not
pick him up, or he will not learn the vital link in the process, which
is: "When I need to go, I need to get to the back door and into the
If, at any time, you catch him in the act of going in the house, shout!
What you shout is immaterial, but it needs to be loud enough to capture
his undivided attention and to stop him mid-flow, but not so loud that
he runs for cover. Do not punish or get angry; the distress this causes
your puppy will inhibit the learning process. He will also begin to
avoid going to the toilet in front of you because he knows it makes you
angry and will sneak away to do it, making it harder for you to teach
him the correct behavior.
As soon as you have shouted, run away from him, toward the back door,
calling him happily and enthusiastically to encourage him to follow. Go
outside to your chosen spot and wait until he has relaxed and finished
what he started earlier. Say your chosen phrase as he goes, praise him,
and play with him as usual. Take him back into the house and put him in
another room while you clean up any mess.
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