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I have a 14 week old maltipoo and we are struggling with house training. I am and have done the bell on the door and crate training. He still go potty when I take him out and I give him a treat and praise him every time. The problem is he pees and poops in the house constantly. He will go hide and look at me like he knows he is in trouble after. I don’t know what else to try. Please help.
 

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Always take him outside after he eats, after he wakes up from a nap, and after a play session. When you are unable to watch your pup put him in his crate.
 

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will go hide and look at me like he knows he is in trouble after.
Dogs don't do that because they know they are in trouble as such, they do it when your body language signals you are cross and they are trying to appease you.

Remember he is a baby, toilet accidents are not his fault, they are your fault for not having him outside at the moment he needs to toilet.

I am not a fan of bells - in the first place, you should be proactive in taking him out and not rely on him to tell you he needs out (he may not know himself until it is too late) and in the second place, a lot of dogs learn the bell gets them a trip outside, not a trip outside to toilet. So you become your dog's door slave.

Toilet training happens when two things come together - the ABILITY to hold the toilet, along with the DESIRE to hold it in order to earn the reward for doing so.

Ideally you want him to not be in a position where he needs to toilet before you have him outdoors, so that every toilet is outside - as far as possible, there will be accidents! So set him up to succeed by taking him out even more than he needs; for example every hour and always after sleeping, eating, playing. So your aim is to have him outside before he can't help himself. When he toilets outdoors make a huge fuss (never mind the neighbours, act like outdoor toileting is the best thing you have ever seen) and reward him with a high value treat. Do that immediately, don't make him come to you for the treat so he is clear that it's for toileting and not for coming to you. The idea is that he eventually wants to earn the treat enough to hold the toilet until he is outside - once he is physically able to control his toileting obviously. As he is actually performing the toilet you can introduce words he can associate with it (like 'do weewee' and 'busy busy') that later when he is reliably trained you can use these to tell him when you want him to toilet.

If you take him out and he doesn't toilet after five minutes, bring him in but don't take your eyes off him. Any hint of a toilet inside, scoop him up and get him out fast. If he doesn't try to toilet indoors (great!) take him out a second time and repeat until you do get outside toilets. You need the outside toilet to happen SO that you can reward SO that he learns.

If he has an accident inside don't react at all. If you get annoyed he may learn to fear your reaction and avoid you if he needs to toilet (by going off and toileting out of sight) - the opposite of what you want. Dogs cant make the distinction between you being annoyed at him TOILETING, as opposed to toileting INDOORS. Take a rolled up newspaper and hit yourself over the head for not having taken him outside in time. Not when he is there though in case you scare him. Then clean the area with an enzymatic cleaner to remove any trace of smell that might attract him back to the spot.

Indoors if you see him circling or scratching the floor, that can sometimes precede toileting so get him out fast.

Overnight he is unlikely to be able to control his toilet as his little bladder and bowel are underdeveloped and not strong enough to hold all night, so set your alarm to take him out at least once if not twice during the night.
 

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Here is a great article on how long a puppy can hold urine.
Generally, puppies can hold it for one hour per every month of age (so a three-month-old puppy can wait three hours to pee). Here are common time limits for puppies of different ages:

  • 8–10 weeks: One hour or less. Puppies this young simply can’t hold their urine for more than an hour, and even that is pushing it, sometimes! You might start crate training at this age, but you can’t leave a young puppy in a crate for long periods; they’ll wet their bed (a lot!)
  • 10-12 weeks: Bladder capacity is increasing, but two hours is still the longest that most puppies can hold it at this stage.
  • 3-6 months: At this point, consider the one hour per month rule. Three-month-old puppies can wait for three hours, four-month-old puppies for four hours, and so on.
  • After 6 months: An older puppy, like most adult dogs, has the ability to hold it for up to six hours. If you don’t have a dog door, be sure to pop home at lunch or get your pet sitter to pay a visit if you’re unable to do so.
Of course, the above estimates can vary depending on a puppy’s size, health, and habits. But any dog forced to hold their urine for too long is at risk for urinary tract infection, stones, or crystals. Plus, holding urine for too long is just plain uncomfortable, and can lead to accidents.
 

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14 weeks? For crying out loud... do you have children? Most kids are not trained until they are about two years old.

These things take time. Forget all the hype about bells just make sure you are the one taking him out often, if he is peeing in the house its because YOU are failing him .. You have not read his signal and you didnt get him outside on time.
Sorry but thats the fact, its just like a baby, checking and changing every two hours at least.
So put the bell away and concentrate on learning his body langauge, use the tips youve been given here,, Its basic easy stuff but it works...
 

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The main thing is to be patient, now it's hard for you, but don't be lazy, but as often as possible take him to the potty, watch the puppy, his behavior and the result will not take long, I looked after my puppy for about a week, at first all this bothered me, but then I began to be distracted by playing at the Canadian online casino Jackpot City Jackpot City Casino Online 【FULL review & Slots 2021】 where you can easily be transported to a lively night city with bright lights and a fun theme and did not even notice when everything worked out for me and my dog.
 

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I'm still having difficulty . My puppy will go outside after waking from her crate, another time no matter how long I take her out, she will immediately go in the house as soon as she comes in. my issue is I have bad legs so trying to scoop her up before she goes s near impossible
 

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So anticipate it. Bring her in, but keep her on a lead. Take her out a second time for 5 minutes - if she doesn't toilet again, bring her in again. Just keep repeating until she toilets outside.
 

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I'm still having difficulty . My puppy will go outside after waking from her crate, another time no matter how long I take her out, she will immediately go in the house as soon as she comes in. my issue is I have bad legs so trying to scoop her up before she goes s near impossible
How old is your puppy and how long have you had him or her and what method are you using to train the dog?
Have you used the above advice on how to potty train?
 

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So anticipate it. Bring her in, but keep her on a lead. Take her out a second time for 5 minutes - if she doesn't toilet again, bring her in again. Just keep repeating until she toilets outside.
did that just now in fact 4 times on the 5th Tim she urinatedin the house . I don’t know what the answer is never had this issue with any of my previous dogs
 

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Then sorry - but the answer is to take her out more than 4 times. Some puppies lack confidence to toilet outside so make sure the area is as quiet and calm as possible.

Did you use pee pads at all?
 
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