Transitioning Potty-Trained Dogs to POG
Transitioning Tips for POG Success
Helping Your Dog Adapt to the POG
Transitioning your dog from their current potty habits to using the POG real grass toilet can be a smooth process with the right approach. Follow these helpful tips and step-by-step instructions to successfully train your dog to use the POG and enjoy the convenience of an indoor potty area.
Introduce Your Dog to the POG
Creating a Positive Association
- Place the POG in an accessible area of your home, preferably the balcony or another designated space.
- Allow your dog to explore the POG area and become familiar with the real grass surface.
- Encourage your dog to approach the POG by using treats, toys, or positive reinforcement.
Observe Your Dog's Potty Routines
Identifying the Right Timing
- Pay close attention to your dog's potty habits, noting the times when they typically need to relieve themselves.
- Determine the intervals between potty breaks and identify the optimal timing for introducing the POG.
- Guide your dog to the POG at the appropriate times to establish a connection between the desired potty behavior and the POG.
Guide Your Dog to the POG
Encouraging Potty Success
- Use verbal cues or commands, such as "Go potty," to direct your dog to the POG.
- Reward your dog with praise, treats, or playtime when they use the POG correctly.
- Be patient and consistent in guiding your dog to the POG, reinforcing the desired behavior each time.
Transitioning from Current Potty Habits
- Gradually reduce the frequency and duration of outdoor walks or the use of peepads/artificial grass.
- Introduce the POG as an alternative option during the times your dog would typically go on walks or use the previous potty method.
- Reinforce successful potty behavior on the POG while gradually decreasing reliance on the previous potty habits.
Stay Consistent and Patient
Keys to Successful Transitioning"
Consistency is key when transitioning your dog to the POG real grass toilet. Be patient, provide positive reinforcement, and maintain a regular routine. With time and consistency, your dog will adapt to using the POG as their preferred potty area.