Phoebe Duck, TKI. Frannie Jane pitt mix
Is the cat fixed? I wonder if that would help.
Yes, you’re right and I have. Although his well beyond my training. He’s house broken. I brought in woman and her cat. From what I’ve read from others on this site it maybe do to anxiety. Nice way to get attention. I think they’re right. Maybe throw in a little territory issues. I think he’ll get over it. It’s a pretty big adjustment for him. If not, I’ll be back.And - here's a link to Dr. Dunbar's housetraining guide, which explains how dogs think far better than I ever could
Housesoiling is a spatial problem, involving perfectly normal, natural, and necessary canine behaviors (peeing and pooping) performed in inappropriate places.Housetraining is quickly and easily accomplished by praising your puppy and offering a food treat when she eliminates in an appropriate...www.dogstardaily.com
Sounds like little more reinforcement for what he’s learned. Can they actually go into a different pattern with a social change?Good advice above. I wouldn’t be relying on praise at this point. You want to be giving the most delectable food rewards for peeing and pooping in the correct spot, offered right under Bo’s nose as he’s finishing. A new animal addition is a big change for an adolescent poodle. Lean heavily on positive reinforcement to build up his confidence and get him repeating the behaviors you want. Continue this even after he stops having indoor accidents.
Mission accomplished. Thanks to you and my cronies @ Poodle Forum.!Any change can throw off a routine or create anxiety that leads to accidents or pottying in the wrong spot. New smells, too.
Scolding for these incidents can make a dog afraid to potty in the presence of a human, increasing the chances of poos and pees being done where they shouldn’t.
Here’s a good overview: