When your dog urinates in your house, itcauses problems because of the smell and the stains left behind. This can be caused by many reasons and finding out the cause requires patience. In the write-up below we are going to see the causes of dogs wetting and ways to solve them.
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Causes of Excessive Wetting in Dogs.
*Too much water. This may cause a puppy or a dog to lose its urinary control.
*Fear of punishment. If your dog is verbally or physically abused, he may be permanently scared of the abuser.
*Excitement. When some dogs become too much excited they may lose control and urinate.
*Nervousness. A dog may wet excessively due to suspicion
*Illness. A medical problem may be the cause of dog wetting.
*Need to urinate. If your dog is not walked out fast enough, he may have no choice but to wet.
How to deal with dog wetting problem.
Dealing with wetting dog problem may take some time, but if you are patient enough you can solve this problem for good. Below are some tips on how to deal with this problem.
Tip #1. Determine the cause of the wetting. The cause can be any of the above we have discussed. With this knowledge you will be able to solve it.
Tip #2. If you suspect the problem is medical related consult a vetinarian. You can also check for any blood in your dog’s urine or on the bedding. There are some medications that can take care of this problem.
Tip #3. If your dog cannot get outside fast enough, you may need to train him. Look for signs that he wants to urinate, and then lead him out. Increase on the time the dog spends outdoors. Frequent brisk walks and other exercises ensures you it’s bladder is empty. Mostly a dog may needs to go out after playtime, before bed, after he wakes up and after drinking and eating.
You can also take your dog to a training school for more training.
Tip #4. If your dog wetting is due to excitement e.g. During play sessions, only play with him outside; keep your greetings at a low-key. Put the dog in a crate when your visitors come, you may also ignore the dog when you get home. Don’t give him any attention, wait until has calmed down. You will know the dog has calmed down when starts playing with his toys, lay downs, sits or walks away to find something else to do. If he is sitting and staring at you wagging his tail, your dog is not yet down.
Tip #5. Supervise your pet closely. You can train him using a shaker bottle when you are home. Using a baby gate confine your dog in one specific area where you can keep a close watch of him. You can also use a retractable lead to make sure you have him around you. When you sense he wants to pee, stop him by shaking the rattle and loudly state , “Stop,” or “No pee.”
Tip #6. Use a crate; this is because a dog will not wet its sleeping place. Use the crate for six to eight hours for adult dogs. In the morning, and when you get home take your dog out to pee.
Remembers to always reward your dog when he urinates in a proper place. You can take your dog outside and then praise it.