4 Tips for Potty Training a Puppy at Night (first few nights with your new puppy)

the first day and night you spend with your puppy are always the most thrilling ones everything is new not only for your puppy but for you as a puppy owner too many people wonder should I close the door to the dog crate this first night or where should the puppy sleep or what if my puppy will not return to its dog right after walking it at night or what if my puppy pees inside the dog crate at night in this video I give you invaluable tips regarding these questions so you will know how to go about doing this these steps come directly from a book how to house train your puppy the ultimate guide which I wrote in cooperation with 24 dog trainers and dog experts hi my name is Robin and I'm the owner of the website puppy be calm and I'm you to help you prepare for your puppy in the best way possible so you know what to expect and what to do when you get a puppy and besides my book how to house train your puppy the ultimate guide I've written three other puppy training books and I've written these four books in cooperation with over 30 well-known dog trainers and again these steps I'm going to share with you in this video open directly from a book how to house train a puppy the ultimate guide my first step for you is to always let your puppy sleep beside your bed during the first few nights allowing it to see smell and hear you if you hear a tossing and turning during the night it is probably time to take it outside if you put the pup in the next room you will not notice when it has to go for a pee some people find it impractical to howl a dog right upstairs to the bathroom during the first few nights they use a cardboard box instead for the time being others decide to install one dog crate downstairs and another one upstairs both options work equally well if you're using a cardboard box instead of a dog right during the first few days make sure that that box should be large enough to fit the puppy inside but make sure it isn't too big it should also be tall enough to prevent the pop from clambering outs my second tip is close the door to the door crate right away on the knives if you use a dog crate of course putting a puppy in an open grate at night is not a good idea this is not so much because you want to prevent your puppy from answering nature's call inside but rather to give it a safe place and a sense of security puppies usually find small spaces less stressful and the less stress the longer your pup will manage to resist the urge to pee or poop dog crates are small offering the puppy the safe space and sense of security it needs especially now its life has recently changed so drastically but be careful not to put a frightened or anxious dog in a dog crate or a box however make sure it is at ease and calm before guiding it to its crazy my third tip for you is to set your alarm clock at night when you notice it has wet it's dark rate when you wake up in the morning imagine that your pup is sleeping beside your bed and you have noticed it has wet and stop rate when you wake up in the morning you didn't hear the pup when it has to go to pee so will be wise to set your alarm clock the next night to offer the pup and opportunity to relieve itself setting the alarm will prevent you from remaining asleep when your pup really needs to go pee or poop if you decide on spending the night in different rooms then you definitely run the risk of having it be or poop at night without you noticing in that case it is smart to set an alarm at night allowing you to take the pup outside in time for it to pee or poop this process is also known as bladder training your training your pups bladder teaching it to resist the urge to pee for increasing periods of time proceed by setting your alarm clock at longer intervals stretching its ability to resist the urge do keep in mind however that every situation is unique if for example the puppy drinks half a bottle of water right before bedtime you would do well to set an alarm and bit earlier rather than later and remember there's a chance that your puppy might sleep through the first night because it is exhausted by all the new experiences of the day still this is no guarantee for the nights to follow as a general rule we go puppies are not capable of controlling the bladders for seven or eight hours straight the bladders simply aren't big enough yet my fourth tip for you is to immediately direct your puppy back to its dark rate when you took it outside to relieve itself in the night of course you would like to get back to sleep as fast as possible but what if your puppy will not return to his dark rate after walking in at night let's say it's 3 a.m.

And you notice the puppy is starting to toss and turn you hear it immediately because you have to dark red right by your bedside just to be sure you take the puppy outside to allow it to relieve itself still half asleep you stumble back in with only one thing on your mind you warm and comfy bed you want to get back to sleep as fast as possible once inside your puppy starts to play around with a toy left on the floor it runs around and cheerfully wags its tail its one ring what you are going to do next and she directed back to its dark rides you notice that your puppy is still every bit as active as before and finally it starts squealing because it is wide awake and intent on some fun activities a few tips to tackle this problem the first step a first move is to investigate a puppy's sleeping schedule to understand why it is so energetic at 3:00 in the morning puppies usually fall asleep at around 8 p.m. waking up for the last evening walk and then sleeping on until about 3:00 a.m.

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As a test you could try keeping the puppy occupied for longer in the evenings preventing it from getting too much sleep over the first part of the night of course you should do this in a responsible way don't give your puppy awake if it keeps Tooting off all the time the second tip it makes perfect sense to put a dog crate by a bedside for the first few nights of course you could also put a mattress in the living room and sleep inside your puppy downstairs if you haven't tried putting the dog right by a bedside or sleeping in the living room beside your puppy it may well turn out to be the solution to you rollin the puppy will feel more secure and it is when you are near increasing the chance of it sleeping through the night were you lying beside it the third tip the recce puppy – is dog crate with a nice chewy treat this gives it a chance to gain on something as it lies in his dog crate and hopefully it will fall asleep by the time it's finished make sure you don't leave your puppy alone with the chewy trees because there is a risk that the puppy could choke the fourth tip try to keep things as boring as possible during the night don't turn on any lights you don't have to try not to talk and make sure you are not too active once you enter the house direct the puppy to is dog crate straight away handing it a treat as soon as it lies down in the dark right don't give it an opportunity to walk around inside the house and my fifth tip on this matter if these tactics don't prove helpful for your situation then please leave a comment below this video explain your situation and I will reply to your comments as soon as possible and my bonus tip for you is to check out my other youtube video I recently published also about potty training your puppy in this video I'll give you 6 tips on how to potty train your puppy and these tips aren't not the same tips I discussed in this video so you definitely hear something new you will find a link to that video in the description below this video well there you have it my fourth tips plus one bonus tip on the potty training your puppy at night let's quickly summarize these four tips the first step was always let your puppy sleep beside your bed during the first few nights allowing it to see smell and hear you the second tip was close the door to the dog crate right away on the first night and the third tip was set your alarm clock at night when you notice it has wet its dog crate when you wake up in the morning and the last step the fourth tip immediately the rack your puppy back to its tock rate when you took it outside to relieve itself and also my last bonus tip check out my other video on potty training your puppy with six other tips you'll find a link to that video in the description below this video I hope you find at least one tip you didn't know yet so you can work on that thing if you liked my video about potty training your puppy at night please give it a thumbs up so I know I need to make more videos like this please visit my website puppy pee that come for more information about copy training and last but not least I would love to know the people a bit more to watch my videos and I mean you of course please leave a comment below this video and tell me where you are from I am from Europe the Netherlands well I wish you all the best with your puppy and make sure you enjoy every moment thanks for watching my video and I'll see you next time [Music]

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