It is important to train a dog by doing a number of things and giving him routines such as walking or letting the dog out when it wants to poop. If you do not see the signs when it wants to go out and investigate he will end up doing his business in the yard. For one thing, you are taking your dog out on your own schedule, not his.
Dogs are inquisitive animals so that's what you should let them do. You will have to retrain him potentially and make them realise you are its owner at the end of the day. When you begin to retrain your dog, try to start noticing when he indicates that he has to poop. He may start sniffing around the carpet or circling or scratching at the door to get out. So immediately get him outside!
You have to be patient and like a baby you cannot force your dog to poop so just wait and wait some more. It is uncomfortable to him because he is not used to it. Yet once he goes and you give him good positive attention he will associate outside time with pooping time.
When he is in the middle of doing his business you can say one key word, such as "Go poo" (gently, but firmly), so that your dog starts to associate pooping outside with your chosen phrase. Recognise that he has done a good job outside and reward him with attention. Now immediately go back inside. You need to have a lot of patience and just imagine when you were trying to potty train.
My dog has a very bad attitude, his attention span is nil, He is 8 months old and still pee and pooping in the house when we are sleeping...... And if he is left alone, I do have another dog so he can't be lonely, any suggestions.
You should be more disciplined when you see she has pooed or peed inside the house. Well guess what I have a male pug also and I had the kind of the same problem. What I found out with mine is that he was marking territory towards the cats. So some more questions for you do you have any other pets (cats or other dogs)? If so he could marking his territory towards the other pets. Is he fixed? Once again if he is not fixed he could be marking his territory. If he is fixed, it could be that you didn't get the spots were he pee'd cleaned up well eught and he still smells his pee on that spot and thinks he can keep going there. Some tips to help stop going in the house, when he does go in the house, don't let him see you clean it up because then he will think that is your job to clean up his pee in the house. Also what every rag you use to clean it up with put it outside and make him smell it just to get the scent of thats him and he has to pee outside. I hope that helps. Or..you can try this...
He needs to have a routine. Keep in the kitchen during the day. When you take him out. Do it at the same time every day. Whether he/she went in the kitchen or not. When they go outside give a treat. If they don't go when outside do not give a treat. One this routine is set up, you'll have less "accidents" the dog will soon start to let you know outside is where it has to go...
I have dog she is a year old and trained to use the litter box and go outside. The problem is she wont go all the way when we walk her she gos a little bit and it takes forever for her to do that, then I think she's done and take her home she waits until she is sure I'm not paying attention and then gos in the house not the litter box. Or she will use the litter box but again not go all the way and then pee some where else on the floor. Or she will go on the floor right next to the litter box but not in it. So no matter if I walk her or I have her use the litter box she will eventually go some where on the floor. Not always in the same spot, and not every day. What do I do how can I get her to use the bathroom all the way when she gos and not use on floor of the house. Please help.
You have to establish a routine, as well as keep her in sight while in the house and when you notice her sniffing around looking for her "place" take her outside immediately and when she goes praise her - stay with her until she goes in the place that you have selected for her and then praise her or play with her a little before bringing her inside.
You eill have to do this daily, 1st thing in the morning before feeding and after feeding and every evening after feeding. And before bed time.
Do not lave food out all of the time. Use measurements, ask you vet how much she should eat a day and then give her only that -
If the dog is old, it may be loosing control of its bowels, and if it's young it may be afraid of someone or something.
I went through the same thing with my yellow lab who is now 2 yrs old. It's a cry for attention. My guess is that she is left alone almost all day? That's what happened with mine because we work so much. Not only did she go to the bathroom in the house but she would hunt down my underwear, tear it up, and get into the garbage. We didn't know what to do. I decided on my own to get her a friend. So I got a 6 week old kitten and put the 2 of them together. We have not had a problem since. They are the best of buds. Sleep together, play, everything.... Shoot, now I'm jealous of them.. Lol. It worked though. She is the best behaved dog I have ever owned now.
We have 4 dogs. An Australian Shepherd 10 years old, Shitzu 10 years old, 2 Minature American Eskimos, mother 11 years old and son 7 years old. The 7 year old and the SHITzu both pee inside when they come in from being outside all day. The Shitzu goes outside and pees and poops when he comes in and while we are sleeping. What to do? Please help!!! The mother American Eskimo rarely pees inside but the Aussie NEVER does anything like that. He does not go in the dog pen during the day because he knows not to go in the road. We LOVE them all sooo much. Thank you!!!
If it's male then he's marking his territory to show it's his. If it's female she could be a submissive pee'r and pee's when nervouse
Your dog may have a medical condition that increases urine production or increases the urge to urinate. She may have a urinary tract infection, vaginitis, kidney problems, liver disease, incontinence, diabetes, or an endocrine problem like Cushing's disease. Have your dog examined by a veterinarian. A urinalysis will be the first step and will tell us a lot of information. Your veterinarian can determine if further testing is needed.
Well I have almost the same question, my dog is almost 2yrs old, she took forever to get potty trained, finally she learned and she was good for a while. Eventually we got another dog and I think that it started from there, my other dog now is potty trained too, he never goes in the house, when we take him outside he doesnt play around; he goes straight to business, and with her lately you can be out there forever and she wont go, and when you bring her inside its then when she goes #2. Because she does pee outside, but its #2 that she wont go, she gets distracted, and then too shell go in circles as if shes going to poop and then she doesnt go. What do you think is the reason for this behavior??
If you finish your dogs walk straight after they've pooped they might be holding it in so that their walks last longer- this could be one reason, also try putting your dog outside for its business an hour after eating as they are likely to go potty then- reward them when they do go, but only when they are finished!
If your certain there isn't a medical issue you go back to basics and crate training the way you got them trained in the first place. It usually works. Is there something your pup may be trying to tell you (or maybe a newbie), upset about something, making a point, not feeling well? There are many breed's that tend to need 'refresher' courses. Usually the stubborn ones that are more work to get there in the first place, lol.
My dog is 5 years old and ever since the past 3 months he poops and pees in the house! We are thinking of getting rid of him but I don't know if that will solve anything what should we do before his time living here runs out? PLEASE PLEASE HELP!
My 5year old female fox terrier/chichauha cross has started to pee and poop in the house at night. I know I should take her to a vet but have you any idea of what it could be. She is not under stress of any kind.
He is marking his territory. My dog does the same. He pees on my lab
Could be lots of reasons. He may be under stress due to a new family member or new pet, or something new inside the home. He may be sick. He may be allergic to something in the house. If he's been good up until this point, I think I would take him to a vet for a checkup. He may have some kind of kidney disease or another illness that you don't know about yet. Good luck.
It might be that they are marking their territory to show ownership.
Give her a potty training lesson without eating for a day
My dog poop in the House at night when I'm a sleep
You should go to the vet if you can't afford the vet go take her outside every hour!!
What you do is take the dog outside put on a leash and keep doing that