The K-9 Coach give his insights on problems facing pet owners. This week he gives some advice on how to try and get your dog to use the restroom in the same spot so that your yard doesn't turn into something that resembles a minefield. Some of the tips include putting the leash on your dog and taking them to the desired spot over and over. That's because dogs are creatures of habit. You can also take the leash and put it on a hook on the fence where you want them to go use the bathroom.