Housetraining the Adult

As I've told you previously, the housetraining method doesn't change with an adult dog. It's more a question of time than anything else: an adult dog can hold it and stay in his crate longer. Therefore, you can eliminate the hourly trips outside and plan for three or four trips a day.

The first thing you have to do when you get an adult dog is to have him check by a vet. Once you know that your dog is in perfect health, you can start housetraining him. Of course, your dog's previous owner may have perfectly housetrained him. If that's the case, all you'll have to do his show your dog his new elimination zone or toilet stop.

How To Housetrain Any Dog

How To Housetrain Any Dog

Fundamentals of Dog and Puppy Training. Although dogs shouldn't be attributed with having human characteristics, they are intelligent enough to be able to understand the concept of, and execute, certain actions that their owners require of them - if these actions are asked in a way that dogs find rewarding.

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