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Dog Soiling in the House

What is dog soiling in the house?

Dog soiling can become a very bad habit for a dog to develop. There are many different reasons why a dog will soil in the house. To train a dog not to soil in the house you may first need to find out why the dog is soiling in the house first off. Many dogs that soil in the house constantly since owning the dog may not have been correctly potty trained. Now for a dog that has be potty trained and is now soiling in the house, this dog might have some sort of medical condition causing the dog to not be able to hold the pee or feces in. If you need more information on dog soiling in the house you can read below where the Experts have answered many questions.

Why all of a sudden is my dog urinating and defecating in the house? Could this also be part of the dogs personality?

It is not likely for a dog to lose their housetraining, but there are some cases of this happening and more than likely if this is happening then there may be a medical issue. Most of the time that a dog soils in the house it is not caused from stress. You may want to take your dot to see a vet to do blood tests to see if the dog has any medical issues. This is most likely not a personality problem considering the dog was previously housetrained.

How can I stop my dog from urinating in the house?

The dog is probably soiling in the house for the reason that the dog is not housetrained, which means the dog may not know to go potty outside. Another reason for this behavior is that the dog might be marking their territory. You might try buying a crate to make the housetraining process less difficult, and then you will be able to watch the dog more closely. For some dogs housetraining can be a very complex situation. You may try keeping the dog in its crate when you cannot watch the dog, when you take the dog out of the crate take the dog outside instead of letting the dog roam around in the house for awhile. This is where you might try using a command such as go potty, if the dog does as told praise the dog. Now if the dog does not go potty you can leave the dog outside for awhile, put the dog back in the crate, or watch the dog very closely. If you catch the dog trying to use the bathroom in the house try clapping or making a loud noise to stop the accident and take the dog out. One thing that you might try to avoid is if the dog sticking the dogs nose in the mess.

What could be the cause of a 14 to 15 year old dog that is urinating and having diarrhea constantly and is taking furosemide?

There is a good possibility that your dog might have colitis, this could cause the dog to defecate in the house. Another reason that the dog may be having urinating and diarrhea problems could be from medications, eating something that is unusual or an infection. The only way to be positive if there is some health reason why the dog is having problems is to see a veterinarian so test can be ran. To help the stool issue you might try using Metamucil 1 tablespoon in the dog’s food about every 12 hours. For the urinating issue this most likely caused from the furosemide medication that the dog is taking. You can try using dog diapers to contain the mess.

What are the side effects of Cushing’s Disease?

The most common symptoms of Cushing’s disease if it is not being treated are enhanced need for water and urination, which can result in house soiling. Your dog might also experience lose of hair and a pot belly, if you do not have your dog on medications the end result can be death.

When a dog starts soiling in the house this can be a very aggravating issue, and hard to fix. There are many different reasons that a dog will soil in the house. Many dog owner do not know how to fix the problem, you can contact the Experts for more information on dog soiling in the house.
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