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need help !!!!!!!!!!!

July 26th, 2005, 09:41 PM
My dog ginger goes to the bathroom in her cage all the time. :mad: When I get up I have to clean her cage ! help me !!!!!!! please

July 26th, 2005, 09:54 PM
A little bit more information about Ginger would be helpful. What kind of dog is she and how old? How long has this been going on? Is she having to sleep in this or is her crate big enough that she can do this in one end and sleep in another? Any medical issues lately?

July 27th, 2005, 02:16 PM
she is a jack russlle. she is five. she has to sleep in this stuff. no medical problems. this has been going on for a while now maybe a year. We have tried to train her but It sill happend!!! :mad:

July 27th, 2005, 02:30 PM
The crate should only be big enough for her to stand and turn around comfortly in. HOw big is the crate you have?

Healthy dogs usually do not go where they eat or sleep.

July 27th, 2005, 02:37 PM
she can stand up and turn around fine in it. It is so weird!

July 27th, 2005, 03:31 PM
Has anything new and/or threatening happened to her - a move, a new baby, a new pet, a family member leaving home? Maybe she has regressed because she is stressed or doesn't get the same attention as in the past.

July 27th, 2005, 03:52 PM
hmm.,... Well she should only be able to stand and turn in it. It shouldn't be too big. It should fit her size good. Just clarifying. If this isn't the case maybe you need to have the vet run more tests. Or go for a second opinion.

You can also seek a behavioural specialist.

July 28th, 2005, 09:08 AM
Well we got a new dog! We still have her though! That is when it started to happen.
thank you for your help I appriciate it.