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Offline DaveH

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Puppy toilet training relapse?
« on: January 04, 2021, 09:26:32 PM »
We thought we had cracked it. Coco would go to the back door wine and out she would go and a treat would be given but now it's gone from just going in the kitchen and just weeing by the back door.
If she needs a poo she still asks but not a wee?
Any ideas...?

Offline Emilyoliver

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Re: Puppy toilet training relapse?
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2021, 10:17:04 PM »
Hi, donít know when the Ďrelapseí started, but itís got very cold and grim over the past week...  other reason could be a uti. Is she going more frequently than usual?
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Offline Shaun W

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Re: Puppy toilet training relapse?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2021, 11:23:11 PM »
Alfie has been similar, the last few days he hasnít even bothered going to the back door, just peeing where heís stood.
He seems to stop when told and then goes outside to finish.
May need to go back to making him go at regular intervals.

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Re: Puppy toilet training relapse?
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2021, 11:37:37 PM »
A UTI may well be the issues, if it is happening when she needs a wee.

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Re: Puppy toilet training relapse?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2021, 09:48:56 AM »
How old is she? Toilet training can take a while (up to a year) with regular setbacks, so I wouldn't worry too much. She's still very young.

As long as you are sure there is no health issue, I would just go back to basics, take her out every hour or so and praise like mad when she performs.  Could be the weather - sometimes they just don't fancy going out in the cold or wet  ;)
Julie and Watson