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Litter Box For Dogs?

November 22nd, 2006, 04:15 PM
I'm litter training my pup and having difficulty finding a litterbox that works for her. Most of the cat boxes have really high sides - she's only 4 1/2 lbs and really little. I've seen the purina ones with the lips online, but I haven't been able to find one here in Victoria. I'd be willing to make the trip to Vancouver if anyone's seen them.

Anyone have any ideas? Here's a link to the one I'm talking about.
You wouldn't think it would be this hard!

November 24th, 2006, 09:18 PM
:sorry: I can't help you with the real thing but, how about using a shallow sil-pat (that rubbery, flexible, heat-proof stuff) baking tray or even a cheapy foil pan lined with rubber (yiou can get by-the-yard rubber at Canadian Tire or vinyl at a fabric store) until you can find the real thing ?

mama samoan
November 25th, 2006, 07:54 AM
If size and space are not too much of an issue, we have used a Christmas tree tray for the dogs litter pan. We found it useful because the sides where not as high as a regular litter pan, and it gives them enough of an area. It is also easy to keep clean. I believe they are around $10 at places like Home Depot and Canadian Tire. I have lent mine out for a while but it seems to me it was at least 3 by 3 feet square, and the lip is maybe 2 inches high. But our Chi puppy had no problem getting in and out. Hope it helps and good luck.

November 25th, 2006, 08:27 AM
I was in petsmart the other day, and they had the dog litter boxes in the isle with the newspaper dog litter. This is in southern ontario, but they must have them online as well.

Here it is. I thought this was just the litter, but its the litter pan and the litter is sold seperatley. You can get it in different colours as well :) 6094&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302033166&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=2534374302023689&bmUID=1164464896734&itemNo=4&In=Dog&N=2033166&Ne=2

November 28th, 2006, 09:09 AM
I have fully trained my dog to use the box. I started with the box from petsmart but she didnt like the litter stuff. I now have a rubbermaid tote, low style( about 3-4" high). I just place newspapers in it and she loves it. When she goes I refresh the papers. ou can get lots of newspapers from local stores, they usually throw out past editions so just ask them. In a pinch I grab a bunch of flyers from the grocery store. he tote is easy to cleran too, just stick it in the sink and rinse out.
Hope that helps

November 29th, 2006, 06:33 AM
A friend of mine used a boot tray.

November 29th, 2006, 08:01 PM
I used an under the bed rubbermaid container with potty pads in it.

December 2nd, 2006, 08:31 PM

I think the self-made one should really work! Otherwise the $39 looks good too. Because it is so shallow that I believe you litte puppy should fit in.