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Old June 18th, 2011, 11:39 PM
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Welcome to the forum, would love to see pics of your girl

What are you cleaning the pee spots inside with? In order to completely eliminate the odour you should be using an enzymatic cleaner. The enzymatic cleaner breaks down & removes the odour you can't smell but they can. Don't use anything with an ammonia base as that smells like the base properties in cat urine. You can pick one up such as Nature's Miracle or you can make one yourself using:

1 cup of water + 1/4 cup white vinegar + 1/4 cup isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol mix together in a clean empty spray bottle, spray the area, blot the area w/paper towel/clean rag, re-spray & let dry.

How much exercise is she getting?

As for the marking on walks, I've always allowed dogs to sniff & mark as they go, it's like reading the mail for them knowing who was there

Do you go outside in the yard with her or just send her out on her own?

My last dog was taught a command "go pee" for last trip out before bed/leaving for work etc and so he would pee on command.

When she goes out in the yard to pee try to associate the words with her action, when she looks like she's ready to go give the command "go pee" or whatever words you choose & praise when she does.
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