10 Things Dog Parents Should Know About Potty Training
By Mike Clark
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Potty training a dog can be a daunting task if you’ve never done it before, but dog parents can tell you quite a few things they’ve learned from experience. In fact, dogs are usually pretty quick learners, and housebreaking might not be as difficult as you think, so long as you follow some good advice.
January is National Train Your Dog Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about training your pup. Of course, we pet parents are eager to learn more about our dogs at any time of year!
Here are ten things experienced dog parents can tell you about potty training.
What do you know about potty training as an experienced dog parent? Do you have any tips for beginners? Let us know in the comments below!
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