Paper Training and Other Indoor Potty Training Methods (Teaching Your Dog to Potty in a Particular Area Inside)

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Indoor potty training is a common housebreaking method for puppies and dogs that don’t have easy access to an outdoor potty area. Indoor potty training involves teaching your dog to potty inside the house. Traditionally, people used newspapers, hence the common name “paper training” – but now many people use litter boxes filled with special newspaper litter, pine shavings, cat litter or sod. This method is most common with small dogs and dogs that live in large apartment buildings where taking a dog outside is impractical. Follow this program diligently and you’re almost guaranteed success in your house training!

Indoor Potty Training

Indoor Potty Training is a process of defining a particular area inside your house where your dog is allowed to eliminate. Please start with the first training article in this series, Indoor Potty Training, then pick your method in the Indoor Potty Options article.

All the articles below assume that you’ve already visited our getting started section. If you haven’t, you may want to start your education there.

Indoor Potty Training

Indoor Potty Options
the pros and cons of paper training, potty pads, litter box training, and turf pads

Adding Corrections

Problem Solving

Advanced Housebreaking

Once you’ve started your house training program, you may want to complete your training with the following articles.

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