The general consensus from experts is that much encouragement and praise should be used when a child cooperates with toilet training and when he or she begins to urinate or defecate in the potty.
Dogs will generally defecate within 24-48 hours at the most after having eaten, although a full meal may also stimulate the large colon into action in as little as 30 minutes.
Many pet owners recommend having a separate litter box for each cat to prevent the urge to urinate or defecate in places other than the litter box.
If your cat begins to urinate or defecate outside the litter box, either the box needs to be cleaned or the cat may have serious health problems.
If the box is too small, you may find yourself cleaning the litter box several times a day in order to give your cat a decent area to defecate.
Fleas defecate dried flakes of blood which look similar to dandruff but have a brownish, black or reddish appearance.
This type, nonretentive encopresis, is a behavioral condition in which the child refuses to defecate in a toilet.
The vet will be able to rule out any health issues that may cause the cat to defecate outside of the litter box.
The pressure of the kittens on her bladder and bowels can cause her to urinate or defecate in the house.
She will often lick their abdomens to stimulate the digestive system and help them urinate and defecate.