When we were training Zoee we used the puppy pads. Which didn't take long because Zoee was pretty much already potty trained. We just had to teach her where the doors were.
Now with Taggart we bought the puppy pads but haven't even used them. He's had about 4 accidents in the week we've had him (not bad). My question is - how do we teach him to let us know when he needs to go out? Right now we just take him out all the time. Zoee caught on quick and would go to the door and whine if we didn't notice her there soon enough.
A girl I volunteer with suggested a bell on the door handle and you teach them to ring it. I can see a few things with that method that wouldn't work for us. 1) we have two cats who'd probably play with the bell 2) I am a lite sleeper and wouldn't want it being rung when I was sleeping.
Now I have thought of putting it up at night. Right now Taggart is crated at night, but we'd like to eventually let him out to sleep with the rest of us.
Ok, I'm turning a simple question into a LONG thread. Sorry.
Anyway, any ideas and suggestions would be appreciated.