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Potty Training My Dog

I got a dog in June. He's 4 months old but I got him at 2 months, he is a great dog! Just he can't be trained. I love him but he just isn't listening! When he pees in the house I put his nose in it spank him and take him outside. I wake up at 5:00 am everyday 24/7 just to take him to use the rest room outside. I tried puppy pads but I am not sure. he is scared to step on it let alone pee on it. I'm trying so hard! Mayday said after he gets a new flooring and if he's not trained he'll become a outside dog! He's not a outside dog. I need him trained and soon. I love my puppy and I won't give up!
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974371 tn?1424653129
What breed is he?  Have you looked up how to house train a puppy?  It takes time, patience and consistency and he is still a puppy.  You do not want to be spanking him.  By the time you do that, he has forgotten about it.  You do not want to give him the run of the house yet.  He needs to be taken out regularly to potty and praised when he does go.  If he starts going in the house, immediately take him out!  Is anyone home during the day or is he alone?
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Best things to do is keep him confined in a kitchen or crate till trained, to avoid big mess. We took our pup out every 2-3 hours on the clock even overnight when training. We never put his nose in it.. I just don't think they will get that but who knows. When he went, we would say "bad, potty outside" and immediately take him outside even though he already went. We were very consistant and it took loads of patience. They will definitely have accidents, but if you keep following the same routine, they will learn! He picked up so quick with it so when/if we have another puppy we will follow the same routine.
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Best things to do is keep him confined in a kitchen or crate till trained, to avoid big mess. We took our pup out every 2-3 hours on the clock even overnight when training. We never put his nose in it.. I just don't think they will get that but who knows. When he went, we would say "bad, potty outside" and immediately take him outside even though he already went. We were very consistant and it took loads of patience. They will definitely have accidents, but if you keep following the same routine, they will learn! He picked up so quick with it so when/if we have another puppy we will follow the same routine.
Best things to do is keep him confined in a kitchen or crate till trained, to avoid big mess. We took our pup out every 2-3 hours on the clock even overnight when training. We never put his nose in it.. I just don't think they will get that but who knows. When he went, we would say "bad, potty outside" and immediately take him outside even though he already went. We were very consistant and it took loads of patience. They will definitely have accidents, but if you keep following the same routine, they will learn! He picked up so quick with it so when/if we have another puppy we will follow the same routine.
6443793 tn?1469746195
I wouldn't recommend pads, because the dog will start to think he's supposed to go inside. I would try positive reinforcement when taking him outside. When he pees outside say the words "go potty" and immediately give him a treat.
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