Level 3: Training Plan

Level 3: Training Plan

Let’s increase the end goal and shorten the exercise.

  1. Leave the room for 5 seconds and then return to your puppy for 30-60 seconds
  2. Leave the room for 30 seconds and then return to your puppy for 30-60 seconds
  3. Leave the room for 10 seconds and then return to your puppy for 30-60 seconds
  4. Leave the room/house for 2 minutes and then return to your puppy for 30-60 seconds
  5. Release your puppy from their crate or confinement area calmly, and let them go potty. Now assess your puppy’s progress:  

How did your puppy do?  

Zero signs of stress? Move on to the next level.

Signs of mild stress? Repeat this level.

Signs of severe stress? Stop and make it easier.