Three Essentials for Puppy Potty Training

When you bring home a new puppy, you want to be sure that potty training is as fast, easy, and painless as possible. By keeping in mind these three essentials, you can be sure that your pup transitions into proper elimination without hassle or too much difficulty:


If used properly, their crate, or den, can become their favorite spot in the house and it helps control toileting because dogs will not use their crates as a bathroom. However, you have to pay attention to the size of your dog’s crate. Make sure it’s large enough for your dog to stand, turn around, and lay down in comfortably but not so large that they can use a corner as a bathroom. Where you put the crate is equally as important. Dogs are very social and want to be part of the family activity. The crate should be in a bright area of the home where people are.


Your puppy’s diet is also very important in housebreaking your dog. A good premium food (no fillers, additives) will provide the nutrients your growing dog needs while ensuring their toileting isn’t compromised. Dry kibble is best, but you can use a little wet food every now and then. Be sure to feed your dog at the same time every day to control potty habits.


Be supportive, active, and encouraging with your pup. This is a new and exciting time for the both of you. Use potty training best practices and soon the transition will be over!

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Try the Porch Potty for Puppy Potty Time

If you’re like many pet owners, you don’t really have a huge backyard to indulge your pet’s need to roam…or to do his business. When it comes time to take your dog outside, where can you go without having to worry about leaving the house and your plans? Sidewalks can be okay, sure, but what about when it comes time to clean it up? It just seems like there’s never a break for dog owners who don’t have access to a yard. To solve this issue and to make your life a lot easier, has the solution.

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