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Turns out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. You just need these Howcast videos, which include advice on how to train a puppy.
You Will Need
- Soiled towels
- Leash (optional)
Create a routine
Set a dependable routine that trains your puppy to eat, to go for a walk, and to use the potty at specific times during the day.
Set up an outside area
Set up an outside potty area for your puppy to use and put them out frequently, especially after eating and drinking.
Repeat a consistent phrase
Repeat a consistent phrase to let your puppy know it is time to use the bathroom, and reward them with food or a new toy right after they go.
Keep an eye on your dog
Keep a close eye on your puppy and if you sense they have to go, put them outside in the potty area immediately.
Be patient and consistent
Be patient and consistent with your training and give it several weeks, depending on the puppy's personality and intelligence. You've done yourself and your dog a big favor.