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Perfect for condos or apartments, the Porch Potty gives you a clean grass area right on your porch, patio, or indoors.

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By Mitch from Hemph, IA

Well, we ordered this hoping to train my elderly grandfather to pee somewhere other than the kitchen sink. We thought since he seemed so opposed to traditional bathrooms he might like this. It worked-- sort of. He now pees on the potted plants and leaves the sink alone. That's a huge relief, so good job Porch Potty.

Age: 26-30

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By Handsome Pete from Carlsbad Caverns, NM

Dog doesn't like it, but I do. Been doing my business on this thing for nigh on a week, and getting more comfortable with each passing day. Dog is getting jealous and frustrated, but he had his chance. He can find his own place to relieve himself. I'm not sharing. I'm not an animal like him.

Age: 36-40

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By skymallrat from Bronson, MO

FYI the miniature fire hydrant pictured here is not a real one and does not work like a real one. Basically, don't expect this thing to help put out any house fires.

Rated this product "two" for "number two."

Age: 26-30

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By Champion from Jacksonville, FL

I have long wanted to set aside an area of my home where urine and feces could be safely collected and this seems to be the best solution. The grass is not real, but it looks and feels close enough. It rinses itself off, but you can disable that feature relatively easily. The fact that the grass is on a raised platform makes for a better presentation platform. Highly recommended.

Age: 31-35

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By Duke from Concord, NH

I'm tired of dogs getting all the best places to s***. Why can't we humans have it good for once? I bought one of these for personal use & I'm not ashamed. Not one bit. This is America where we have a bill of rights & a second amendment. Fancy people can sit on a toilet if they want, but I'm getting 'er done on my own personal patch of grass.

Age: 46-50

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By Royt McDougal from Cheyenne, WY

Well, I for one have mixed feelings about the Porch Potty. My dog does its business there and enjoys it. My only complaint is the dog seems entirely too smug after using it. Going to the bathroom is supposed to be a relief, not something to gloat about. He'll go over there, do his business, then stand there barking until I look over and see what he's done. I can't just glance, either. He wants me to really see the full extent of his actions. Then he just smiles like some kind of dang weirdo. It's bringing out a side of him I'm not comfortable with. I don't want to have to see his messes, and I don't want him to be proud of them either.

Age: 36-40

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By Ralph from New York, NY

I bought this not to pee on or have dogs pee on, but because I wanted my own patch of grass in my apartment. My own little park where I could lay down and relax. Well, this was all going fine for about an hour or so, then the damn sprinklers came on and started hosing me down. I felt like an animal rolling and tumbling off the Potty Porch trying not to get sprayed any more. It was a horrifying ordeal and I was a wet sopping mess. After that I gave up using it as a patch of grass and have just started peeing on it like a common dog. It works fine and its closer than walking to the bathroom.

Age: 31-35

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By Eleanor from Memphis, TN

DANGEROUS! After two weeks of accumulating urine dutifully, this thing went haywire and started blasting urine out all over the place for 3 straight hours. It was awful. We all got hit, my two children, my husband, me, our dog. The entire living room is ruined. WHY, WHY DID THEY INSTALL SUCH POWERFUL SPRINKLERS ON THIS? The range on those things must be twenty feet, and they sting. The loud alarm that went off while it sprayed us was equally disorienting.

Age: 41-45

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By doglady from Omaha, NE

Turns it this is really only optimized for one dog. When you're a serious dog owner like me and have over two dozen, then the Porch Potty cannot keep up. I simply don't have room for 24 Porch Potties in my studio apartment. Is there a way to increase the urine-processing efficiency of this thing to compensate? Would love to get it working as intended. Right now I'm basically working full time to pump all the urine out. Feels like I'm manning a bilge pump on a sinking ship here.

Age: 31-35

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