Potty training should start at a very early age as the dog will have troubles changing its potty habits in the later stages. If you don’t want your German Shepherd puppy to ruin your home with poop, make sure you start with a potty training schedule.
Many GSD owners make a mistake of not coaching their dogs during its initial days. A German Shepherd pup is undoubtedly adorable, but that doesn’t mean you ignore the fact that it is capable of ruining the floor, beds, carpet, etc. with its poop and pee.
Developing a litter plan for your GSD is essential and should start from day one.
This is the question that many owners ask too quickly. Potty training doesn’t happen overnight. You will need to consistent and alert. After several days of teaching, your puppy will start to learn.
Potty training your GSD puppy might seem a little too much at first, but with time and continuous efforts, your dog will start to learn. However, many owners make a mistake of letting their GSD pup enjoy its first days in the home without making it learn important behaviors and discipline.
A GSD puppy doesn’t have control over its bladder or bowels.
That’s why as owners, you need to take full responsibility of keeping an eye on their behavior. If you see your pup getting uneasy or arching its back, know that it is time to take it outside. If you leave the puppy alone, it will make a mess inside the home, on beds, and floors. This will be a lot of work and a dirty one, so it is always better to adopt a preventative approach.
Another issue with GSDs that don’t get trained in the initial days is that they tend to become dominant and disobedient. If you don’t want your GSD to get control over you, make sure that you potty train it from the first day. When a GSD knows that it is not being stopped, it will develop it as a habit that will be hard to get rid of once it grows.
There is always a proper way of doing things that are far more effective than other. Below are some tips to help you potty train your GSD the right way.
The entire potty training might seem a little too much for some owners but believe me, once it’s over with, you will feel extremely relaxed.
If your GSD pup is not responding well to the schedule or isn’t comfortable outside, don’t hesitate in asking us for the solution. We will give you effective tips on how you can train your GSD in the most efficient way. For further topics and information on German Shepherds, you can sign-up to our newsletter and leave the rest to us.
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