All of our puppies spend the first three weeks of their lives inside our home with us. At three weeks of age we move them out to our puppy barn. It is a cute little barn with hardwood floors so that the puppies are still clean and safe but with access to the outside run so that their mommies can teach them to go outside to potty. The first week is a lot of clean up for me. After that, their mom has, for the most part, taught them to go outside to potty. This makes house training so much better! We spend lots of time out at the barn with the puppies. It is so peaceful and so much fun watching the pups play.