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The perfect puppy. G. Bailey

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MotherOfGirls Sun 29-Sep-13 10:09:54

'Have a wee' said in a jolly voice works brilliantly - and I don't feel as ridiculous as I probably sound!

sweetkitty Sat 28-Sep-13 16:56:36

It's pee pees and poo poos in our house just like the DC grin

everlong Fri 27-Sep-13 20:32:36

Be quick here.
Still say it to old girl when I need her to wee quick at bedtime.

Isthatwhatdemonsdo Fri 27-Sep-13 18:08:41

Brilliant book. Helped me enormously with our boy. I say go wees.

I use 'wee wee' to mean 'Just pee/poo for God's sake so I can go to bed.' grin

Notonaschoolnight Fri 27-Sep-13 14:05:56

I'm "go quickly" too "be clean" is just weird

KittiesInsane Fri 27-Sep-13 09:49:24

All-too-audible training of mad new pup next door suggests that they are using ''Down the bottom!"

I imagine this refers to the bottom end of their garden rather than some strange instruction to the actual poop.

PurpleFrog Fri 27-Sep-13 09:46:21

We use "wee" and "toilet". It definitely helps having some word/phrase to focus their mind when they are contentedly sniffing round the garden while the rest of the family is waiting in the car!

moosemama Thu 26-Sep-13 22:14:25

My old dogs were all trained to "busy busy" - can't for the life of me remember why we chose that now. blush

New pup goes for "do wee" and 'do business".

TotallyBursar Thu 26-Sep-13 21:47:01

We also use be quick, mostly born from toileting pups in the winter! We had one that DH incidentally re-trained to 'pitstop' because he always said 'Ahh pitstop' before they got out of the car and she went for a wee. She had a huge vocab (particularly when it came to biscuits) because they just used to chat all day.
Use whatever you are comfortable with that isn't too long.
My parents use 'tiddles' and 'pop pops'...I'm not the only one that cringes to say it grin.

mistlethrush Thu 26-Sep-13 21:16:37

'spend a penny' and 'do your business'

Blackpuddingbertha Thu 26-Sep-13 21:09:03

We just say 'toilet'. We thought having something you could say in public without being too embarassed was important smile

newbiefrugalgal Thu 26-Sep-13 21:04:33

Idir that's great -was that on purpose?

idirdog Thu 26-Sep-13 20:06:10

We use "be quick" for wees
"be quick again" for poos blush

Best book ever for puppies is Life Skills for Puppies

Lonecatwithkitten Thu 26-Sep-13 19:48:15

I've never read the book, but I advocate using a word or phrase that you are comfortable with in my family to weewees is used, get busy is common as is do your business.

newbiefrugalgal Thu 26-Sep-13 19:41:08

Anyone using these techniques?

Interested to know what different cues you might use when toilet training.
She says ''be clean' thinking I might use something different but not sure what?

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