I need to train my chi to potty home. She will go outside but I do not take her out everyday. She will pee on the pads w
on Oct 14th 2013
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If she will go outside to go potty, why don't you take her out everyday, several times a day? Clearly from why you describe, she's already potty trained? A lot of people would love to have a potty trained dog.
Kali earned her wings 10/21/14 answered on 10/15/13. Helpful? / 0
Use the pads, and bring them closer to the door. With a small dog like that, you can install a cat door no problem and move the pee pad to outside. Make sure she has a dish of water all the time to stay hydrated. Eventually, a pee post and scent sprays in the yard will replace the pads. Or, you could just take your pup outside in a routine... ^_^
Tasha (in memory) answered on 10/16/13. Helpful? / 0
Having an indoor litter box can help when potty training your dog. You can place it in the patio or in one corner of your house. It saves you time in taking her out and keeps you worry-free during the night.
The answers above are very helpful! Since she's tiny, try getting the indoor turf (specially designed for doggies). If she will go potty outside, you need to find the time to take her out at least twice a day! If you don't have time to take a chi outside for a stimulating walk or even a potty break, you need to start thinking about an activity to eliminate from your day so that you can take her out... 5 minutes isn't that much time to find twice a day...
If you have a fenced in yard and don't need to supervise her outside, try to teach her to use a potty bell. Hang it from the doorknob so that she can reach it, right before you take her out, ring the bell and encourage her to... Eventually she'll figure out that ringing the bell means she needs to go out. Then whenever you hear "ring ring," you know it's time to get up and let her out. =)
Shasta answered on 10/19/13. Helpful? / 0