Keeping a puppy on a regular schedule not only makes things easier on the owners, but can also help speed up housetraining. Let’s look at some suggested relief time schedules for puppies. These time frames are not written in stone. Always be flexible enough to adapt your potty and exercise times to satisfy both you and your new puppy. Select the scenario that most closely represents your situation for a list of suggested potty breaks.
Reprinted from House-training Your Dog © 2005. Permission granted by Kennel Club Books, an imprint of BowTie Press.
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