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Hello everybody,

My 10 month old male doberman is giving us a problem with peeing in the house. We take him outside regularly to go to the bathroom and he will still run inside and pee in the house. We make sure he goes outside and praise him for doing so. This rarely happens when I am home, its usually when I am at work and he is home with my wife and kids. He is not neutered yet and I am thinking he is marking his territory in the house when i'm not there. We purchased some no go training spray from petco and it works when I use it but he just finds a new spot. He sleeps upstairs by my side of the bed and will not pee in our room or in his crate if we leave the house. I am at a loss, I take him on 2 to 3 mile runs every morning and play with him at least an hour a day. Any help would be appreciated, thanks for your time.
 

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Housebreaking:
If you take them out on about a 6 ft leash it helps keep them focused tell them go potty ,hurry up or what ever words you want to use just use the same words each time. Stand in one spot let them go all around you till they find the spot then Praise like it is the greatest thing you ever saw. If they do not go in about 20 minutes go back in and crate them or tie them to you them go back out in about 30 minutes.pups need to go out after naps,playing, eating & drinking 1st thing in the morning last thing at night depending on the age of the pup you may need to take them out at night too. Always use a pet urine enzyme to clean up all traces of urine or feces you can use a black light to find all traces. It takes about 3-6 months of contestant training to house break a pup the more accidents they have the longer it takes. Hang a bell on the door you go out you ring it until the pup gets the idea how to ring it yes sometimes they ring it to go look at a squirrel but its a phase they go though you just have to go though it with them. Do not forget to praise each time they go to reinforce the potty training. If you are consistent you will also have a pup/dog that will go potty on command comes in handy when it rains,snow, is icy, on a trip at night . People will think you are a amazing trainer too. Good Luck with your new baby.
 
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