1. Unfold the pad and place on the floor with the leak-proof plastic side down. It is recommended to place in the specific area you wish your pet to relieve itself. Keep away from your pet's food or bedding area. 2. Place your pet on or near the pad so that your pet can smell the pad's special scent. The treated pad will attract your puppy when nature calls. 3. If your pet is unfamiliar with using the floor protection pads, follow these steps to ensure success: a. When your pet relieves itself on the pad, reward your pet with a treat for a job well done! b. If your pet relieves itself somewhere other than the pad, take your pet to the pad immediately. 4. Repeat this process often to train your pet to return to the pad and relieve itself automatically. 5. Discard the soiled pad and replace with a fresh pad as needed. 6. After your pet has been using the pad on a regular basis, begin to move the pad toward the door and eventually to where you want your pet to go outside.