Potty training an older dog
Don’t use a lot of different words when describing “going poo” for your adult dog You do not need your adult dog getting unclear about the problem. Think of it as issuing other kinds of commands, like sit and come. In cases like this…potty. Something like that want it. Just select a word or phrase and use it exactly as it is all the time.
Adult dogs don’t want to sleep where they potty. So arrange their sleeping quarters in a way that they’ll sleep away from their potty area. Then, as soon as your dog wakes up in the morning, get into the habit of taking your puppy outside to its special potty spot, so that it gets used to go out on its own when nature calls.
Potty training a mature dog is simply a matter of being patient. Begin using these tips, mixed with lots of love, and much more patience, and you’ll do fine in dog training your pet.