What’s the difference between pee pads and wee pads!?  Nothing.. they’re both used to describe an absorbent piece of paper that your dog can do their “business” on. These dog potty training aids can have many problems and are usually a good idea if your only alternative is a stack of newspapers.

Why shouldn’t I teach my furry pal to use a pad? There are several reasons:

#1 Training Time

Unfortunately, your dog doesn’t speak English. Trying to convince him to only pee on a piece of paper is not going to be an easy operation.

#2 The “Over-The-Edge” release

The “Over-The-Edge” release is my personal favorite.  This is when the dog plants 2 front paws on the pad and releases while his or her backside is completely off the pad.   At least they tried.

#3 Stinky Trash Can

Handling and throwing out used pee pads does not rank high on the fun list.  Making maters worse, the odors will most definitely waft from your trash can throughout the rest of your home.

#4 Pee Pee Carpet

Training your pup to “go” on synthetic material (pee pads or a synthetic grass potty) in the house will surely lead to the use of other synthetic materials within your home.   It is very common for pets to start peeing on carpets, floor mats, hardwood floors, and any other synthetic surface within the home.

#5 Unsightly

Nothing is worse than inviting guests into your home and finding torn pee pads everywhere.   Well, maybe having to throw away a dripping pile of used pads in front of your guests. 

Please do not make the mistakes others before you have made.  Do not bring these nasty paper pads into your homes.  There are other options when it comes to indoor dog training.  These include crate training, litter boxes, synthetic grass toilets, grates, real grass delivery, and hiring a dog walker.