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Q. We just rescued a 5 month old and he knows to go outside, but doesn’t like to use the dog run. He prefers the grass. Any suggestions on transitioning him to the gravel?
Is it possible to transition a dog from grass to gravel?

We just rescued a 5 month old Airedale and he knows to go outside, but doesn?t like to use the dog run. He prefers the grass of our yard.

Any suggestions on transitioning him to the gravel?

Thanks,
Aileen

A. I would put some grass clippings in a thick layer in the gravel area until he gets in the habit of going in there. Restrict his access to the other grass until he is consistently using the place you want him to eliminate.
  
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