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How to house train your puppy.......

i have a 11 week old boxador (boxer/Labrador mix ) i have had him for only 3 weeks and i am having trouble getting him house trained he poops and pees all over the house ..i will take him for walks and take him outside and as soon as he comes back in he poops or pees in the house....does any one have any ideas for me ? im also wondering if maybe it has been so hard training him because the ppl we got him from were teaching him to poop and pee in the house on one of those training mats...so any ideas would be great ..thank you :)

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Rebecca.R.

Asked by Rebecca.R. at 3:28 PM on May. 20, 2011 in Pets

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  • Yes,it is why u r having a problem now. U can retrain him the way u want him to behave or invest in one of those mats. I know the ones u r talking about.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 3:29 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • A crate to put him in is your best bet.
    older

    Answer by older at 3:29 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • we have gotten him a crate and ever time he poops or pees in the house we put him in it ..he is just not getting it lol
    Rebecca.R.

    Comment by Rebecca.R. (original poster) at 3:31 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • You are suppose to put him in there before he poops and pees, so he will learn to control it, keep him there for long periods of time and take him outside when you take him out of the crate, this is not to be use as punishment only , they do not poop and pee where they sleep and live.
    older

    Answer by older at 3:47 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Try feeding on a schedule if you don't already and read up on crate training. Good Luck
    smurfyangel

    Answer by smurfyangel at 1:58 AM on May. 21, 2011

  • The crate is not supposed to be punishment. It is supposed to be his den. He is to have enough room to stand up, turn around and lay down and that's it. You take him out to feed him, put him back in, and in twenty minutes you take him outside. If he doesn't go... back to the crate for another twenty minutes.... you do this over and over until he gets the idea. Dogs will not go to the bathroom where they sleep
    hollydaze1974

    Answer by hollydaze1974 at 11:38 AM on May. 24, 2011

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