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Potty Training Your 3 Month Old Puppy

Potty training your puppy is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. You can start potty training your 3 month old puppy by establishing a routine, providing plenty of exercise and positive reinforcement. With patience and consistency, you can have your puppy house-trained in no time.

Establish a Routine

Your 3 month old puppy will need to be taken outside to do his business regularly. To make this easier, establish a potty routine that you and your puppy can follow. Take him out first thing in the morning and after meals, naps, and play. After a few days of following a routine, your puppy will start to learn when it's time to go outside.

Be sure to take your puppy to the same spot each time. This will help him to recognise the area as his potty spot and he will be more likely to go when you take him there.

Provide Plenty of Exercise

Keeping your puppy active will help him to learn the potty routine faster. Exercise encourages your 3 month old puppy to go outside and encourages him to stay outside longer. This will give him more opportunities to go to the bathroom. Take him on walks, play fetch, and let him run around in a fenced-in area.

Positive Reinforcement

When your puppy does his business outside, make sure to reward him with lots of praise and a treat. Your puppy will learn quickly that going outside is a good thing and will be more likely to go when you take him out.

If he has an accident inside, don't scold him. This will only confuse him and make him afraid to go outside. Instead, take him outside and reward him when he goes.

Patience and Consistency

Potty training your 3 month old puppy takes time and patience. Don't expect him to learn overnight. With consistency and positive reinforcement, your puppy will learn quickly.

Be sure to keep up with the routine, provide plenty of exercise, and reward your puppy when he goes outside. With these tips, you can have your puppy house-trained in no time.

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