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12 week old puppy and potty routine

Do you just take puppy outside every hour or wait for sign or have pee pads in pen area?
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I took Dexter out every hour, after eating, after playing hard and soon after drinking lots of water, first thing in the morning and last thing at night and after long naps during the day.

It takes lots of time to learn their body language. I also taught them to ring the bell t go outside. I slowly increased the time to go outside. It is a long process and that can take months and years to learn to potty trained.

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I took Benny out every hour AND whenever he did too much sniffing around.

Around 12 weeks was when he finally was able to hold it for a while. That being said, even at that age, if he was in his crate, he never went - I could leave him for 3 hours and he was fine.

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Im still struggling with Ted. He rings the bells and goes out and does nothing then barks and pees in the house. He has never liked peepads and holds it all night in his pen. Ever since he started barking his bell training has gone out the window. We were just out for almost an hour and within 15 minutes, he peed on the floor.

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