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12-13-2012, 11:19 AM
Location: Northeast OK
Dogs Name: Bear
Titles: BISS GCH CH
Dogs Age: 4/6/2012
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Marking in house (parent's dog)
Hey guys! Needing some advice for my parents' dog and I knew you guys could help. I have read a few threads about marking indoors but could not find anything with the exactly what I was looking for.
They have a male MinPin that is 11 yrs old. He has recently (like past few years) started making things in the house, particularly plastic bags, packages and chairs after visitors have left. A lot has been solved by not leaving things on the floor but you can't get rid of furniture! He does have a "doggie-door" but I feel that may be part of the problem; he can just run in and out and no longer separates the differences of outside and inside. To this point I think that this won't be an easy fix. I have suggest them try a belly band, with no dog door access (maybe even put a bag/box down to tempt him in peeing inside?). What do you guys think?!
12-13-2012, 04:09 PM
Location: Sacramento, CA
Dogs Name: Flirt Dobe; Gabby Havoc and Envy - Vizslas
Titles: Flirt, OA, NAJ, NF Gabby Ch JH NA OAJ NF NJP - Havoc, GCH, JH OA OAJ , Envy CH, JH, RN, CGC, TDI
Dogs Age: 7, 11, 5, 1.5
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With an older dog having any behavioral changes, I always like to rule medical things out first. I'd probably have a urinary analysis done. I do them annually once dogs turn 7 anyway. If it turns out to be behavioral and not medical, I'd try the belly band to at least keep things dry. It won't cure the marking.
Flirt, ADAMAS All the Girls Do It, OA, NAJ, NF, CL2-F, CL2-H
Gabby, Ch Gold Run's Token of Rumor, JH, NA, OAJ, NF, NJP, CL2,CL3-H, CL3-F Vizsla
Havoc, BISS GCh HRQ Guess Who's In Trouble, JH, OA, OAJ, CL2-H, CL2-S, CL2-F Vizsla, National AOM winner
Envy, Ch Kizmar's Bailey HotShot of Adara, Vizsla, JH, RN, CGC, TDI National AOM winner
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