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    Unhappy Need Soem Advice Please

    Hi all,

    The way i keep posting people are going to think i dont know anything about having a puppy

    Jade is 9 weeks old, and for the first few days she would cry whenever she needed to go to the toilet, we have had for a week today, and for the last 2days she is just peeing everytime inside, i put her our after her sleep and after she has eaten and it makes no difference, i have told her off in a sturn voice no hitting or growling at her, and then put her outside to see if you needed to finish off, but nothing.

    I just dont know what to do, i even put her out when she sniff's around the floor, am i putting her out to much? Is she getting confussed. She doesnt wee or pooh during the night, just during the day!!!


    Any advice or similar stories would lift my spirt's i feel like i am failing

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    Firstly, don't feel like you are failing. It's not a test! If anything you pass with flying colours because you are here asking for help/advice and trying to help Jade get it right.

    My first question before I go further - what are you cleaning her urine up with inside the house?

    Oh, and I wouldn't speak sternly to her, that may only make things worse. It is up to us humans to teach them, if they don't get it right, then we haven't yet.

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    YEah she is weeing on the carpet on the tile's anywhere but outside.

    Oh okay i thought i was meant to tell her off pay her no attention and if she goes outside make a massive deal out of it, is that wrong?

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    As asked, what are you using to clean it up with? Bleach products can attract them to do it there (amonia). Water and white vinegar is best.

    Any posts made under the name of Di_dee1 one can be used by anyone as I do not give a rats.

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    Try keeping her confined to a room with a door to the outside. I like to keep puppies confined to the kitchen/family room which has tiles. I leave the back door cracked open.

    Maybe you are taking her in and out too much. If you saw her go to the toilet outside then you've got about an hour where you can "normally" relax. Depending on puppy age and size.

    It's been very hot here and my dogs have been drinking a lot. Your puppy may be doing the same and needs to toilet more.

    Take her out to the same spot each time she needs to eliminate praise her when she goes outside. Say the word toilet when she starts to go, have no reaction when she slips up inside.

    Note: Some ammonia products will attract puppies to pee there again. Use vinegar instead.

    It's only been a week. Some puppies will take a few steps forward, then a few back on their way to toilet training.

    If I can't watch my puppies I put them outside. My yard is puppy proof, with shelter and bedding next to the back door.

    I think you and your puppy are doing great, just give it time.

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    What I meant was, what are you using each time you clean up her urine? A cleaning product? What?

    Puppies will urinate when they wake up from being asleep; when they've had a play session; when they've had a drink...the list goes on.

    It is up to us to watch them with vigilence and place them outside at every given opportunity when we think they may need to go.

    Use a command that you wish to use throughout Jade's life, such as 'go wees' or 'pee Jade' you get the drift.
    When she HAS urinated in the area you want her to, yeah, make a ruddy big deal about it. She's just done something wonderful.
    IMO toilet training a young puppy is like a baby without the convenience of a nappy.
    Also, make sure her bed and toys or whatever are not too far from the back door where she has to go outside.

    To be honest, I would never let a 9 week old puppy have the run of the house until they were toilet trained. A room, or a baby gate or similar works wonders at keeping puppy around the family, but with quick easy access to where they gotta go.

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    [QUOTE=Devil's Advocate;31544]What I meant was, what are you using each time you clean up her urine? A cleaning product? What?

    Sorry misunderstood. I use white vinigar, is that okay?

    Okay so when she goes to the toilet say do wee's jade, and then when does give lots of pat's and praise?

    What do i do when she wee's inside?

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    Take her out to the same spot each time she needs to eliminate praise her when she goes outside. Say the word toilet when she starts to go, have no reaction when she slips up inside.
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    So are you saying that when she goes outside to not praise her?

    Thanks for the kind words, starting to feel better

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    No no. When she goes outside, praise her!
    When she slips up and urinates inside, show no reaction - ie; NO PRAISE.

    White vinegar is great.

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    I was told when Leo was a pup not to clean up the mess in front of them, as it can become a bit of a game (Like a child throwing food from a high chair, i make a mess, you clean it up) I was told dont react at all, simply pick up dog, put them in their correct toileting area while you clean up and then return to normal routine. Praise ALOT when they do go in the correct place. Leo only had a few accidents inside and was pretty much toilet trained in the first week, bar a few little extra wee wee accidents up to about 6 months...some times they can just be so happy and excited and not even realise they need to go, then OOOPP, Gotta go NOW!

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