Dating alternate pooping
When you aren't able to be present to supervise the puppy, confine him in the crate so that he doesn't toilet where he shouldn't, which can lead to bad habits.By regularly putting the pup onto the newspaper, he will eventually poop there.At the first signs of sniffing or sidling up to furniture, which could indicate he wants to toilet, pop him onto the designated spot covered with newspaper.Teach the puppy to be happy confined in a crate, by hiding tasty treats inside the crate.Continue to praise and reward the puppy when he uses the spot.
Once the puppy is regularly targeting a smaller area of newspaper, you can allow him to roam other rooms.
In a young dog, you need to be aware of the limitations of the puppy's body, since he may yet have to learn bowel control and how to hang on.
For an adult dog, bowel control isn't so much of a problem, and you may wish to add the refinement of teaching the dog to go on command.
Eventually, the puppy learns that pooping on paper is what's required of him. When the dog empties his bowel (or indeed pees) praise and reward him.
This helps him understand that toileting on the paper is OK.
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