Scottish Terrier Question

I have a 7 month old male scottie, he does not let us know when he needs to go potty. How can we...


I have a 7 month old male scottie, he does not let us know when he needs to go potty. How can we get him to let us know? We have A BLACK lab and he is 4yrs old he let's know all the time.

    In Scottish Terrier - Asked by Anonymous - 5/1/2011 10:47:34 AM
I have a six month old female Scottie. I normally take her out every couple of hours when I am home in the morning and evening. She will give some indications of need by standing at the door but she doesn't give a lot of notice. Things improved greatly once I started rewarding her with a Cheerio for each correct potty break. We also have an inside Potty Patch that she uses during working hours. For some reason, she still likes to have "accidents" in the basement on rugs.
    Answered by Anonymous - 5/4/2011 5:42:08 PM


If you read the Scottie information above, you will learn that Scotties are actually stubborn and independent thinkers. Though very smart, they can be challenging to potty train, wanting to do it on their own terms and in their own time. Give lots and lots of praise and a few rewards, and wathc for those subtle signs that she needs to go out.
    Answered by Anonymous - 5/10/2012 4:37:31 PM