There has been no sudden changes in our life or any other traumatic event. She just suddenly started doing it. She doesn’t poop on the carpet, just pee – and it’s only in our hallway, no where else in the house. I am pregnant (not very far along, and this has been happening months before we found out), and I don’t want my child crawling around on a soggy floor. I have another dog that doesn’t have this problem; the only reason why we know is because we have caught our female dog doing it multiple times. I love my dogs dearly and I commonly refer to them as my “fur children”. However, if I cannot get this figured out, I will be forced to get rid of her because I WILL NOT let my child grow up in a filthy house. Any ideas, guys? I really need your help on this one…
Wow!! Such rapid fire answers – thank you. Ok, let me be a bit more specific:
1.) She has been spayed since she was 6 months old, so she’s not pregnant. But I should take her to the vet – she might have an infection.
2.) Duh, of course she has to go to the bathroom, that’s why she’s doing it. We have a HUGE backyard, and for a year-and-a-half, she would come to me and bark when she had to go potty. She suddenly stopped doing that.
3.) I don’t see how she could be suddenly stressed – her routine has been the same her entire life; we have not changed it. And she’s only 2, so she’s not THAT old.
All Others: I will definetly be taking her to the vet!! I never realized that she could possibly be sick with a UTI… Poor baby. =[ I’ll also take a look at that training website. Thanks guys!!! ^_^
Whisperer – you are a crackhead. I was trying to be a little more polite, but to put it bluntly: she is pissing on the carpet, not using the toilet. O_o And I walk my dogs for an hour every morning…