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Submissive urination – 2 year old cocker spaniel

oliver031009 writes to me: I’m about to adopt a beautiful American Cocker Spaniel. The owner says she always urinates when she gets excited around her, as well as meeting new people. The dog is not a puppy,(2 years old) Anything I can do to reverse this. I’ve met the dog and It does do this. […]

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Submissive Urination

Dear Adam:  I have a mixed-breed puppy (German shepherd/border collie mix) which is 4 months old. It’s very friendly with people but when it approaches people it urinates all-over. The same happens when I come home in the evening. It becomes very excited and urinates on the carpet. Is that a submissive behavior? How can […]

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Submissive Urination With a Young Dog

I have an eleven month old English Springer Spaniel “Rio”. For the past nine months I have been using clicker training, the gentle leader, and various other methods with no success. The trainer who was helping me told me our dog was untrainable, which I didn’t believe because she is so smart. I purchased an […]

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Dog Wets When She Gets Excited

I read the book. Here’s my question. My dog wets on the spot when ever she gets excited about seeing someone. Every time I or my daughter go outside, she wets herself as she is trying to greet us. She’s potty trained and knows where she needs to go eliminate. My friend owned her. She […]

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Urinating In The Kennel Run

A dog owner named Ellen writes: I have a 12 month old golden retriever. When I am at work during the day she is in an outside kennel. The kennel has a concrete floor that is slanted to allow for drainage. I live in Wisconsin and when the snow melts, drainage is an issue even […]

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Some Insight Into Your Dog's Submissive Urination

Greg asks: My dog is a 5 month old boxer/shepherd mix who pees submissively/excitedly upon greeting friends or anyone really who arrives home. Occasionally, even if he has been calm inside his kennel cage, he will pee in the cage when I go to greet him to take him out. I have tried having everyone, […]

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Dog Cowers, Crawls and Urinates When Boyfriend Comes Home…

A year ago, my boyfriend of 18 months moved in with Nikki (6 years-old) and I. Nikki seems to love Michael, and Michael is definitely the Alpha. Michael treats her well, although a bit rougher at play than I do. She has a slight problem with being able to hold her bladder when you first […]

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