House Training & Crate Games Video

First of all, if you are using pee pads... I would get rid of the pee pads immediately... and start from scratch. Pee pads teach your dog to pee on things that are left on the floor. (including rugs). Which can make your training really difficult.

 

I would suggest crate training a pup, it is the easiest and safest way to potty training a dog of any age. Just make sure that it isn't so big that your pup can pee on one side and sleep on the other.

 

To get a pup used to a crate, I would ONLY feed their food in the crate. I will also attach a crate training/games video below.

 

Your pup needs to go to go out to the washroom anytime they wake up, eat or play. Even if you wake up... let your pup out... and if they eat.. they need to go right back outside.

 

Id also suggest only letting your pup have access to one room. Hopefully the room that you are in. Once they have not had accidents for a couple weeks, you can give them another room... and then another. 

 

If you catch your pup going to the washroom in the house, grab onto their scruff and take them outside. TYPICALLY they will stop going to the washroom when you do this. Take them outside immediately...and when they finish outside. You need to praise them. (no matter how mad or frustrated you are)

 

https://youtu.be/KgEhPI7b5B8

 

**ALWAYS USE PET CLEANER TO CLEAN UP MESSES!!! and not normal household cleaner. Pet cleaner will fully clean the spot. A lot of household cleaners will bring the smell out more for the dog- and they will continue to go to the washroom on a "Dirty Spot"

 

Hello Everyone. 

It is with a very heavy heart that we have decided to shut down our training and drop-in services. This decision did not come lightly. We are very much trying to keep a level head about it all. But the world is shutting down around us, and I am immune compromised and have lung issues. 

‼️Boarding will still remain open.‼️

*****IF YOU ARE ON FACEBOOK***** Please follow us, as we will be trying to figure out a way to keep everyone going with training tips and fun!!! or a mini online course. I am not sure how we are going to do that yet... but we will figure it out. www.facebook.com/therufflife

Thank you for sticking with us. ❤️ Take good care of yourselves and each other. We can’t wait to see you all again! We look forward to reopening when a more clear direction is given and will be posting on Facebook, and Instagram with any updates. (Clients in existing groups will get emails)

Monique

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