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10 month old cairn terrier pees on floor when she is upset

leeah
May 8th, 2010, 10:48 PM
Hi,

My 10 month cairn terrier has potty trained. She usually pees on the newspaper on shoe tray (her toilet).

in past two weeks, her pee appear next to her toilet. I thought it could be accident. this problem seems occuring more frequently.

it seems she is upset about something.. I am not sure.

How can I stop her from peeing on floor but her toilet.

thanks
Alic

TeriM
May 8th, 2010, 11:41 PM
Are you keeping her toilet area nice and clean? Perhaps she got startled once when she was there and now associates the spot with that?

I would suggest going back to potty training basics. Perhaps consider having her tethered to you with a leash for a few days so you can tell when she needs to potty. When she does go there then be sure to praise her and possibly reward with a treat.

Good luck :goodvibes:.