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Features October 2015 Issue

The Three Reasons Puppies Piddle Indoors

Making her feel bad isn't going to solve the problem. In fact, it'll backfire.

The Three Reasons Puppies Piddle Indoors

Each reason for urinating in the house requires a different solution.

No matter how assiduously you work to train your new puppy to relieve herself outdoors, she’s going to have accidents. That’s true even if you follow all the rules: taking her out seven to eight times a day in the beginning, putting her in her crate when she doesn’t “go” and leaving her there for 15 minutes until she builds up the urge, designating an elimination spot near the house, praising her to the hilt…

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