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---HOUSE TRAINED ADULT DOGS may need reassurance and time to acclimate.
---SCENTS AND ODORS may stimulate some initial urine marking with both males and females.
---PROVIDE TIME to learn each other’s signals and routines.
---RECOGNIZE HIS LANGUAGE: Even if he was house trained in his previous home, if you don’t recognize his bathroom signal, you might miss his request to go out, causing him to eliminate indoors.
---FIRST FEW WEEKS after you bring him home, you should assume your new dog isn’t house trained and start from scratch.
---RETRAINING PROCESS IS QUICK if he was house trained in his previous home.
---ROUTINE, SCHEDULE, CONSISTENCY: process will be much smoother, take steps to prevent accidents, remind him where he’s supposed to eliminate.