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Old 06-09-2010, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Ideas for puppy potty training

Alright, so here's what going on.

I got a new APBT puppy about a week ago, The pup is gorgeous, playful and loves my 2 month old daughter to death, but also came to me with a few minor behavioral issues- Which incidentally is what lead me to this site.

Firstly she chews.. pretty well everything. Shoe laces (not the shoe itself but I've had to replace the laces in both mine and my wifes runners a couple times already), electrical cords, baby toys, the baseboards on the wall. This really isn't that big of a problem because she's been chewing less now that we've been keeping on top of it.

Unfortunately she also has a nasty tendency of going to the washroom indoors, and she would much rather eat the paper put down for her than defecate on it. My wife and I would rather not use a kennel for this puppy since we didn't have to use one with our older puppy (black lab/border collie) however Dixie (the APBT) just doesn't seem to be catching on to this whole paper training game.

Anyone have any other ideas on what might work as an alternative to kenneling.
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I found paper training more confusing that its worth. I would crate train. My pup was trained this way for the first few months, always in the crate when someone was not home to watch him. Once he stopped doing anything "wrong" when we were there, then I let him stay out a few minutes when I am gone, like to the store, and now he is able to stay out alone for 12-14 hours without incident. He is really good. Make sure to watch him 100% of the time he out of the crate, the key is to know his pee signs and take them out b4 they pee. I was outside like 5 times an hour sometimes, lol. I always use the same word when I go out too, not for walks, just when I want him to do his business. Good luck! Mel loves his crate, the door is never **** anymore though, but he still hangs oiut, especially when I sweep. He is scared of the broom. lol
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Old 06-15-2010, 08:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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for potty training that worked for onyx...after meals i took him out about 10-15 minutes. i he urined i hit a clickeer and gave a treat and said "onyx potty" while rewarding and applied it to doing #2. i did taked him out regularly 20-30 minutes. eventually about 2 weeks he did go to the door and wait. now all i say is onyx potty and he goes to the door, does what he needs to do and relieves himself. i got him at 8 weeks at 10 weeks he grasp the idea and 11 weeks was the last mistake.

if its on the floor its the dogs...anything. if you dont want it chewed up you must simply remove it from available places. t/p from the bathroom, i have to shut my bathroom door. pick up all the trash off the floor or they will get it. substitute chew items with dog chew toys/bones. onyx dosent dare for toys but loves cow ribs and muscles, rawhide bones. i havent tried pig ears, but beef/cow bones are his favorite
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Old 06-16-2010, 08:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
 

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hey guys i have a puppy too, i got him a few days ago hes 8 weeks old. I wanna use the crate for him to learn to potty but he hates it. i leave him in the crate for less then 1 minute while im next to him and he flips out. i think he has negative ideas because i got him shipped from anyway so he probably thinks crates are bad now. Any opinions on what i should do ? as far as potty goes , hes learning rather fast and as long as the weather isnt too bad hes prancing on out.
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Alright, so here's what going on.

I got a new APBT puppy about a week ago, The pup is gorgeous, playful and loves my 2 month old daughter to death, but also came to me with a few minor behavioral issues- Which incidentally is what lead me to this site.

Firstly she chews.. pretty well everything. Shoe laces (not the shoe itself but I've had to replace the laces in both mine and my wifes runners a couple times already), electrical cords, baby toys, the baseboards on the wall. This really isn't that big of a problem because she's been chewing less now that we've been keeping on top of it.

Unfortunately she also has a nasty tendency of going to the washroom indoors, and she would much rather eat the paper put down for her than defecate on it. My wife and I would rather not use a kennel for this puppy since we didn't have to use one with our older puppy (black lab/border collie) however Dixie (the APBT) just doesn't seem to be catching on to this whole paper training game.

Anyone have any other ideas on what might work as an alternative to kenneling.
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I never used training pads myself.I always just used a crate.I think you should go that route and then when he gets older and behaves better if you want to not use the crate anymore,then get rid of it.
I always took mine out to potty right when they woke up,right after eating or drinking anything,and while playing.When mine were puppies I would take them out like every 15 minutes.And as soon as you see him sniffing around somewhere,take him out.Keep him limited to only certain areas where there's less room for him to roam and make messes.While gone or at night put him in a crate.You may end up liking this idea.Dogs love having places they can go to or hide.Mine would go to her crate voluntarily over her dog bed.
Oh and be sure to give him lots of praise when he goes potty outside.
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what i do to train my dogs how to go outside in order to potty is i put a bell on the doorhandle. everytime i take them to go outside to pee, i make them hit the bell with their paws. and eventually they caught on. now be sure not to let them ring the bell when they are just wanting to play, bkuz this will cause confussion to your pup and they will annoy you to death with continuous ringing.
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