This is how I trained my dog easily to go outside to potty. Meet Jasmine! She is the best dog ever! She was given to us when she was 6 months old. When she came to live with us, she told right away that she was going to be an inside dog.
She was the sweetest thing until she wet my carpet. I knew we had to get a hold of this immediately if she wanted to live inside with us.
We worked on taking her outside, walking her in the yard with a leash, telling her to potty, and giving her a treat when she did. She really caught on well, but she still would have accidents on the floor.
The biggest problem with house training dog is knowing when the dog has to go potty. It is so frustrating because you can spend your whole day taking them outside just to see if they have to go. I think that this is confusing for the dog also. I have finally found the item that changed our lives, and made housebreaking the dog almost immediately! I am so excited to share this with you, and I hope that it makes housebreaking your pet a quick and easier way. I am not an expert or a dog trainer, I am just a frustrated women trying to protect her carpet!
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I found these dog training bells, and placed the bells on our back door. All I did was shake the bells and let them ring every time I opened the door to take her outside. We did this many times that first day. I promise you, the next morning as I was putting on my shoes, I heard the bells ring. I ran in the kitchen, and she was sitting by the door like, “I’m ready, what took you so long?” I could not believe how quickly she caught on. Now she rings the bells when she wants to go out to potty, and she also rings the bells every time the mailman or delivery man drives down our street.
After I trained my dog to ring the bell, I read where some people will give their dog a treat everytime the person rings the bell to take the dog out. I did not do this, I just rang the bell. If you want your dog to only ring the bell to go potty, you can google and find information on how to do that, I like that she rings the bell when she wants to go potty and also when she just wants to go outside for a while.
My daughter uses a wheelchair, and we could not imagine not having these bells so she can come let the dog out when she hears the dog ring the bells.
I have been telling all my friends who get new puppies about these doggy door bells. I have house trained several dogs and these bells are the easiest way to train your dog to go outside to potty. This is a total game changer!
Pamela Thielen says
Oh my goodness that is exactly how we trained our Maggie. I just hung an old Christmas bell on the door. Every time we took her out we would ring the bell and say lets go out and potty. It was so easy. Agree a total game changer.