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When you get a new puppy for your family there is many things that must be done. The thing that I have found to be the most difficult is house breaking the new puppy. This is one of the most important things to do to make sure you don't have unwanted stains on your carpet.

It takes some time and effort, but really isn't that hard once you get into a routine. There is several different methods you can use to teach your puppy. The one thing to remember is never spank your puppy if it has a accident. Here are a few of the things you can try.

1. Puppy training pads. These are very effective and easy to use. They can be found at most stores that carry pet supplies. Every time you see your puppy start to go to the bathroom, pick it up and sit it on the pad. After several times the puppy gets the idea. Just leave the pad in a certain spot and the puppy uses it.

2. This is the confinement method. When you are not around shut the puppy in one of the portable kennels. As soon as you come in take the puppy outside for it to use the restroom. The puppy usually will not use the restroom where it sleeps, so if you keep it in the kennel at night it learns to wait for you to take it outside.

These are two of the methods I use most and they seem to really work well. Just have a little patience with your animal and you will be surprised with the results. It may seem like a lot of work, but in the long run it is definitely worth it. I hope you found this article helpful.