Outdoor Potty Training for Pups.

Limit pup to one space and monitor pup until fully potty trained before letting free roam indoors or outdoors.

  • When you first start training, use a word or phrase, like “Go potty” or “Hurry up” as they start to go to cue them that it's the right time and place to go. They'll eventually associate your words with their actions. 
  • Pick a spot outside for them to do their business. When you take your dog outside, always take them on their leash to that potty spot first. 
  • Take your puppy out to their potty spot first thing in the morning and then once every 30 minutes to an hour until they're able to consistently hold it a bit longer. Also, always take them outside after meals or when they wake from a nap. Make sure they go do their business last thing at night.
  • Keep your puppy on a regular feeding schedule and remove any food between meals.
  • Take your puppy to the same spot each time to do their business. Their scent will prompt them to go.
  • When your puppy goes outside, reward them with praise or by giving them a treat. 
  • If your puppy does have an accident, don't yell at or punish them. It may make them afraid of you or not want to go potty with you there.
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