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Housetraining an 8-week-old puppy presents challenges no matter where you live. But with her main living area on the third floor, Rhoda P. of Oregon knew she and her husband faced a housetraining dilemma: where to hustle Gaski, their 8-week-old Icelandic Sheepdog, when he felt the urge to go. “We didn’t think we’d make it outside in time running down two flights of stairs, and I really couldn’t see doing that in the middle of the night,” Rhoda says.

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