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City Havs Owners...need your advice on housetraining
I live with a havanese in a city apartment. I got him at 10 weeks and immediately pee pad trained him since my breeder said to not take him out until he has all his shots. When he had all his shots at 4 months, I immediately started to take him to pee/poo outside. It is working... he is peeing and pooing outside. However, every few days or so, he will have one accident inside. I want him to pee/poo 100% outside only. I take him out 6 times a day (wake up, after breakfast at 7:30, lunchtime at 12:30, when I get home from work at 5:30, 8:30, and right before bedtime at 9:30. )
He is almost 7 months now. We have been taking him out diligently since he was 4 months old. How much longer do you think it will take? Also, the reason I want to hear from City Havs Owners is because I think living in an apartment is different from a house. For one thing, I don't have a yard that we can just let him out on every 30 minutes. I have to take the elevator downstairs to let him out. It takes 5 minutes to get out of the building. He pretty much knows that he has to go outside, because he goes right away once he gets outside, but he is still having accidents every few days inside. It is getting a little frustrating, so I'm just wondering how much longer it will take.
Thanks in advance.