This is likely to happen while they’re learning, so be prepared.
If you spot them toileting, resist the temptation to react and just let them finish.
This might well take some self-training on your part but being cross and telling them off might make them anxious about you and their relationship with you.
If you tell them off, they may just go to the toilet somewhere hidden to avoid you. This could lead to you not being able to clean it up properly, resulting in unwanted smells; as well as potential damage to your flooring.
Make sure to clean up with a biological cleaning preparation, so that the smell is completely broken down and removed from the area.
If you have any concerns about your dog’s toileting behaviour, speak to your vet. They’ll be able to rule out any medical issues and refer you to a qualified trainer or behaviourist if necessary.
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