Addressing a potty accident late

KrysA724

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Hey everyone.

I am still working on potty training Brisket, but he seems not to be making any progress anymore! His biting it getting better, as is the leash training, but the potty training is still on the rocks. I have been keeping him in a small area lately because he keeps having accidents, and before he had access to the majority of the house, but we had to step back. Now, I know I should be watching him closely to catch him in the act and correct him during an accident, but I work all day from my desk, so it is hard to watch him all day while doing that and teaching my kids in school. Sometimes he has an accident that I missed, and I don’t correct him if I didn’t catch him in the act because I don’t know if it will help. I don’t want him thinking I’m getting after him for something else and confuse him. Does anyone have any advice? I don’t want to keep him in a kennel all day either.
 

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Depending on how old he is, they can only hold it for so long. Generally speaking, a puppy can control their bladder one hour for every month of age. So if your puppy is two months old, they can hold it for about two hours. Try taking him out every 30 minutes. Then after every meal & everytime he drinks, & after every play session.
 
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KrysA724

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Depending on how old he is, they can only hold it for so long. Generally speaking, a puppy can control their bladder one hour for every month of age. So if your puppy is two months old, they can hold it for about two hours. Try taking him out every 30 minutes. Then after every meal & everytime he drinks, & after every play session.


Yea I take him out just as you said, and he did great for a week, but now it’s going backwards. I’m working on training him to ring a potty bell, maybe I’m just missing his cues
 

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He’s still really young so accidents are to be expected. You just have to stay consistent with a schedule and praise/give treats when he goes outside. All of my guys were potty trained around 5-6 months. Ella is 9 months and still has accidents because she’s like a toddler and doesn’t want to stop playing to potty.


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2BullyMama

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Agree with the advice given.... they sometimes regress and you need to just stay consistent with the schedule and training


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I feel the same way with Mochi with regressing but I did notice that half the time she pees in the house its when she is on her way to the door and just doesnt make it. I take her out all the time and theres also been times when she goes in the house right after we go back in and had been outside for awhile. Its definitely frustrating but just hoping it gets better.
 

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