Schedule for Puppy

(Suggested) Puppy Schedule (PEPS)

Potty

Eat

Potty and Play

Sleep


Wake-up

6-7 a.m.          Potty

Eat & Drink

Potty

Play (Supervised free-play, tethered on leash or a walk)

Potty

Sleep (Nap) 1-3 hours

 

(Repeat PEPS)

 

Noon

Potty

Eat & Drink (if you’re feeding twice a day then skip this step)

Potty

Play (Supervised free-play, tethered on leash or a walk)

Potty

Sleep (Nap) 1-3 hours

 

Evening

Potty

5-6 p.m.          Eat & Drink

Potty

Play (Supervised free-play, tethered on leash or a walk)

 

7:00 p.m.       Final water drink for the night

Potty

Play (Supervised free-play or tethered on leash)

Potty

9-10 p.m.       Sleep (Bedtime) 1-2 hours, potty break then 7 hours

 

11 p.m. -?       Potty –take the puppy out just before you go to bed for the evening yourself for one last quick elimination. Then right back into the crate for the night. If you go to bed at the same time as the puppy then this step can be skipped.

 

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