Since most dogs avoid soiling where they sleep, a crate encourages control. Before four months of age, a puppy doesn’t have much bladder capacity or sphincter control. He’ll need to relieve himself frequently. Many people mistakenly think that when a puppy can make it through the night without going to the bathroom, he can hold it for eight hours during the day. The truth is that bodily functions slow down at night, enabling dogs (and people) to sleep through the night. Not true during the day.
. Go outside with your puppy and praise him every time he eliminates outside. Continue quietly praising (verbal praise) the entire time he’s squatting.
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