By Nicole from Shannon, MS
My chi can't deal with cold and snow so during these times it's puppy pads. Her use of them was sporadic. My pads are washable (old hosp. draw sheets cut to size). Now, as I pick up a used pad, I rub the center of the clean pad on a pee spot. The odor draws her to the pad as the potty place. She has even gotten better about defacating there as well which makes it easy to pick up the pad and drop the deposits in the toilet.
I have 2 Shih Tzus, a 6 pound female age 1 and a male age 10 months. I am having potty training troubles and I am getting discouraged with them. The female was doing great, then took a turn for the worse. She is very finicky about the weather, but I do make her go outside. If I use pee pee pads inside she uses these no problem, but as far as going outside she will, but she still has accidents in the house. The male is a little better than the female.
The female is also starting to show some food aggression. I have a daycare in my home, which the puppies were introduced to when I first got them. I wonder if this now bothers the dogs, the female especially. Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated. The dogs can go for days without going in the house then all of a sudden they start up again with no warning. Please help!
Janet from Medford, MA
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