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We are having issues with potty training our puppy. She is really good about using the bathroom outside doing both poop and pee. She does not poop in the house but no matter how many times we take her out to pee she comes in and pees on the floor. She seems to sleep through the night with no pee which is why I am having a hard time understanding why during the day it is an issue. She is in the crate at night and has not messed her potty pad we keep inside. Any advice?? Anyone ever try bell training? My neighbor has a puppy and they said their dog is already trained :( i know bassets are stubborn but there has to be a way?
 

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People say that Bassets are difficult to housetrain, and although there is a limit to how long mine have been able to hold (medcal issues apart) I have never found it impossible to get a puppy to understand that any messing indoors is not a good idea. However, I look at this as their mistakes are basically your mistakes. I have never used a crate to house-train, nor have I ever used these wretched pee pads, or gone for bell training. And with that, I've known Bassets realise that ringing a bell (if that happens!) is when they are let outside and will eventually do it because they'd rather be out, than indoors. Once into a routine they recognise, which includes doing things at a set time, they should quickly get the message. Most Bassets want to live a quiet life, with a happy owner. If this becomes 'a thing', they may well go to 'stubborn', which it's not, it's just that they fail to understand what you want of them. And that isn't helped by using a pee pad - which tells them it's fine to empty indoors/when they feel the feed.

When she doesn't urinate outside when you think she needs to, bring her in after 5 minutes (they will always find something interesting to do out there) but instead of letting her have back into the whole house, keep her in the room by the outside door (crate if necessary) and stay with her. When she circles (or just squats as Bassets are more likely to do for pee), say NO! and take her straight back outside. It's going to take a lot of time, and patience but if you want to get this sorted, and soon, it has to be done. Again - each mistake is a backward step.
 

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see ClickerSolutions Training Articles -- Housetraining Your Puppy

"A 12 wk puppy who is busy playing may need to urinate every 15-20 minutes, whereas a resting puppy might go for an hour, and a sleeping puppy can go 8 hours at night. Activity makes urine! Activity makes urine! Repeat this 10 times, slowly. This is a very important lesson for new puppy owners."

Cut the time in half for basset hounds
 

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You didn't mention her age, but we when got our first as a puppy we took her out every 30 minutes to get the message across. With the rescues, we did it every two. We have our 4th rescue and she came completely trained. Not sure what we ever did to deserve this but she has never had an accident. She even knows to run in the yard to pee before getting into and out of the car. An aside, with all the fireworks and pet trauma, she is definitely of the latter. Once she hears them it is over and she will not go out for anything. We started taking her around the block in the car, like we did with crying babies. It worked. She gets out , goes to the yard and pees. Who woulda thought.
 

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Maybe you should change the way you are training your puppy. You are not able to understand your puppy what he should do and that's where you are making a mistake. As Mikey T has said in the comment, activity makes urine. And you have to understand it. It is not easy to train a puppy. You have to keep a lot of patience. When your puppy is sleeping, it is kind of impossible for him to pee.
 
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