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First Night Not Having to Get Up!

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FragileTitanium Sat 13-Apr-13 06:34:04

Hi Everyone
I just wanted to share with you the fact that last night was the first night my puppy held her wees and poos and I didn't have to get up in the middle of the night and stand in the garden telling her to "get busy"!!!!
I'm pretty thrilled because if you've seen my other posts, I was pretty much mental with sleep deprivation, so it has come at a great time!

I changed my feeding routine a bit yesterday so if it's useful for anyone else toilet training a puppy, here's what I did.

My puppy has a mixture of fresh and dry food. I weight out the dry food at the beginning of the day so I don't over feed. We were warned that the puppy can put on weight because it's too cute when asking for food.

I gave her a big breakfast at 7am. Then a smaller lunch at 11am, then a small dinner at 3pm. Some chew and training treats in between but nothing substantial after 3pm. Water available throughout. I took her out every hour throughout the day, bed at 8pm then lifted her at 11pm. She made it through to 6am...yay!!!!

fanoftheinvisibleman Sat 13-Apr-13 08:03:17

Glad it is working. The first few weeks are hard work but in my experience it soon inproves. Sounds like you're turning the magic corner!

FragileTitanium Sat 13-Apr-13 12:51:17

Thank you! I've found this forum so helpful!

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