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This question has nothing to do with Poodles, but with my brothers Weimaraner. He keeps peeing on my brothers clothes, chairs, drapes and table legs. They got a new puppy about a year ago. What do you think could be causing this, and more improtantly how do you stop this? They have 2 male Daschaunds, a female Lab, and then the male Weim. TIA
 

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Usually it is because of feelings of insecurity or a perceived
threat. This perceived threat, for example, can be an introduction
of a new baby, a new pet, a visitor or even a new piece of furniture.
The smell of other animals on your footwear or clothing can also trigger
a dog to feel the need to mark his territory.

For example, a new baby in the home brings new sounds, smells,
and people, as well as changes in routine. Your dog may not be
getting as much attention as previously. Changes cause him to
feel anxious, which may cause him to mark.

Some dogs feel the need to lift their leg and pee on all new things
that enter your house, shopping bags, visitors belongings, new
furniture, children's toys etc. Many of these dogs are lacking in
confidence and by marking new objects it makes them feel more
secure having deposited their own scent on these objects.

Some dogs will never mark in their own house but will embarrass you
by marking if you visit a friend or relative's home. Your dog feels less
secure there and feels the need to make it more comfortable to him
by laying down a few of his own familiar scents.

Even a previously house trained neutered male dog will urine mark
under certain cir***stances. This doesn’t mean it will become a
regular problem. He may urine mark one or twice in a new home and
then never do it again.
 

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You really have to watch the dog, and go through a sort of remedial potty training. Howie has started doing the same thing since the puppy was born and we brought Jazz home. I either A confine him when I cant be right there to watch out or B. I have a "belly band' that goes around his middle and stops him from wee'ng on anything. He can still pee but he ends up peeing on himself with usualy makes him think twice. Problem is though, Hubby doesn't pay attention and sometimes lets Howie out into the yard to potty without taking the belly band off first. Poor Howie. We have several of them so if one gets wet we can replace it and wash it.
 

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For really tough cases I recommend using a squirt bottle...whenever he raises his leg , give a firm !NO! and squirt him in the rear area with the water. After a few times of this just the !NO! should stop him.

I live by the squirt bottle to help with cases were a simple NO! doesn't seem to be having quite the effect desired. I never advocate striking a dog as punishment, but the cold squirt of water works well as an additional reminder!
 
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