Question by crymeariver: How do I get my dog to use the dog doors?
My husband and I have dog doors leading from the outside into the house and we are trying to get our dog to figure them out, but he seems frightened by them. How do we coax him into using them at first he would squat down and pee because he thought we were fussing at him or showing him a mess when we were merely trying to get him to use the doors. Now he will go through them but only if we hold them open for him. What is going on? I’ve even tried treats.
Answer by Antwan DUBBA U
you have to coax the dog with treats but do it slowly. if there is a flap on the door that probally whats scaring the dog . take the flap off the door use treats to coax the dog through the door. this is not going to be an instant thing, and dont get mad at the dog as that wont help either. Once you have got the dog throuigh the door do exactally the same thing with the flap on there
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