I hear a lot of pros and cons regarding these. I train my guys to use them, but work on going outside. I found when traveling, or on days the weather is too bad for me to take them out, piddle pads come in handy. Josiah would use a pad in a hotel room. PJ held it from the time we left home until we got to my parents' home. Even if I walked her at rest stops. When Aragorn was neutered and needed walking on a leash again for potty breaks, we had day after day of rain, which made it hard to get out with him. Piddle pads to the rescue. Arwen will hit a pad too. So, we keep them in stock, even after they are housebroken.
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