House training a puppy is important for the well being of your puppy and for your own sanity. The lack of house training is the number one reason that dogs wind up neglected, abandoned, or in animal shelters, but it's the failure of the owner - not the puppy.
It's very important for you to house break your puppy properly. Proper toilet habits need to be established when your puppy is young, since these habits can last a lifetime, and are very hard to break once they're established. In most cases, true house training can't begin until your puppy is six months old because puppies younger than that probably lack the bowel and bladder control needed for true house training.
Before they reach that age, puppies should be confined to a small, puppy proofed room duri View the rest of this article