New Zealanders are big fans of pets, with more than half (58%) of Kiwis owning at least one cat and/or dog. With these high levels of pet ownership it is inevitable that most pet owners will encounter some pet related “spills” on their carpet from time to time. How to avoid Doggy toilet “accidents” Puppies are notorious for accidents inside which makes it crucial to start toilet training from the day they arrive. The basics involve ensuring they are set up to succeed. This is done by taking them outside often (every 30-45mins), through the same door each time and to the same spot on the grass. This familiarizes them with where to go when they need to get out of the house (i.e. they can bark or wait at the door), there is a reassuring smell where they feel comfortable and not intimidated to toilet and they can