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Old 11-22-2012, 02:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
Cassidy's Mom
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I got my last dog at 16 weeks of age, and it took 15 minutes to house break ... all she needed to know was where the front door was!
Good point! Cassidy, who we got at 20 weeks old, was a cinch to housebreak because her bowel and bladder control was so much greater than a tiny puppy. We got her on a Saturday, and Monday she used the dog door from the garage pen to let herself out to the dog run to potty while we were gone. She'd never seen a dog door before, but we called her back and forth through it a few times over the weekend. Later, I taught her to ring bells on the door to the garage when she needed to go out. That took a day and a half.
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