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another housetraining question

March 19th, 2005, 02:27 AM
Sams been great, no accidents untill last night,

I took him to be groomed and had forgotten about his normal schedual till we got home and i realised it had been a few hours since his last walk.

before I could get him he had an accident.

so my question is once he has an accident is that a set back per se, or is it something to chalk up to bad timing and call it a day?

it was totally my fault so he wasnt reprimanded or even put in his crate for the accident, in fact i took him for a walk afterward and he got a cookie for being good on the leash. Im just worried that I could have set his house training back a little altho for now he seems fine


March 19th, 2005, 02:32 AM
An accident is an accident. Chalk it up as such. And you handled it well too, not the pup's fault that he couldn't hold it any longer.

March 19th, 2005, 02:34 AM
thanks for the quick reply:)

hes such a great pup i cant be angry with him, ill post a piccy with his new haircut in the morning :)


March 19th, 2005, 09:21 AM
Yep, totally an accident in the truest sense. Give yourself a slap on the wrist and him a cookie ;) You did good