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Melonie

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Lacie being a bulldog is rather bull-headed. She has not pooped or peed since yesterday afternoon. I have been doing the take her out for 5 minutes and if she doesn't go put her in her crate. Well I have been doing this ALL day and she has not gone at all. Not one ounce of pee. She HAS ate and drank. She isn't fully potty trained. I just am starting to get worried because it has been a LONG time. She doesn't cry to go out or anything and you think after 500 times outside she would have at least peed once. She just had that surgery for hernia and a spay but was going potty fine for a week until I started "potty training" her. Should I call the vet?

At my house she HAS to be on a leash at all times when outside. I have walked her all over. In grass, in dirt, in rocks, on the sidewalk. If I stop moving she just stops and stands there. If I keep moving she just walks along beside me. She does sniff the ground a little. She has been in her crate all day. I know the second I let her loose in the house she would pee on the carpet. I am half tempted to let her out just to see if she would pee but don't want to have any more accidents in the house.

She has gone both poop and pee here on the leash before but spent several days at my grammas house and I don't know, like yesterday she held it ALL day until we went to my grammas and then she peed and pooped in her yard right away.

I am confused.
 

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I have no idea, sorry. All I can think is the standard, 'patience and praise.' Keep taking her out and just wait until she does go. If she's been going at your grandmas I don't think its surgery related. I think you can buy stuff that encourages them to go to the bathroom in a particular spot..

No help at all, sorry.:ThumbsDown:
 

Melonie

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I really do think she is just being stubborn. It is starting to annoy me, because tomorrow she is going to be spending the majority of time at home alone because of school and work. She can't go to doggie daycare again until her stitches come out. I do come home at lunch but she won't have many opportunities to go tomorrow. At 7:25am is when I leave, 11:45 am is lunch, 5:15 is when I get home.
 

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And your sure she's not having a sneaky wee in her bed etc? My main worry would be her getting a urinary infection from holding it in.
 

Melonie

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I checked her bed and it wasn't wet or smelly. I am taking her out AGAIN and Iwill check the bed, wish me luck. She MAY have peed in the laundry room and I not notice if she peed right on the drain! I did put her in there to eat and drink and left for a minute. I don't know I have one of those gold exersize pens in storage I will get that tomorrow and put it up here and see if she will pee then. When she poops at my grammas house she always goes on the sidewalk. I am wondering if she doesn't like grass??
 

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When she poops at my grammas house she always goes on the sidewalk. I am wondering if she doesn't like grass??
Some are weird and only go on a particular surface. Have you got any concrete in your backyard to try her on?
 

Melonie

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Since its dark out I tied her leash to a tree in my "backyard" and she has not moved one muscle the hole time.
 

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Since its dark out I tied her leash to a tree in my "backyard" and she has not moved one muscle the hole time.
Might be scared of the dark. Get off Sphynxlair and stand under the tree with her:LOL::LOL::LOL:
 

Melonie

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She just stands there no matter what. She just wants IN the house really bad. She is now out on the porch just sitting there. She has a leash on so that counts right? :LOL: I guess she will go eventually. She will NOT be allowed in the house unless in her crate until she goes. *shrugs* I will win this battle. :ThumbsUp:
 

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She just stands there no matter what. She just wants IN the house really bad. She is now out on the porch just sitting there. She has a leash on so that counts right? :LOL: I guess she will go eventually. She will NOT be allowed in the house unless in her crate until she goes. *shrugs* I will win this battle. :ThumbsUp:
you're going to have to stand in the middle of the yard saying "go pee, good girl, go pee, you know you want too... " and hope the neighbors aren't outside LOL.
 

Melonie

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They all have their windows open as I can hear them when I am out trying to walk her. I just keep saying go potty!
 

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That dog has had to pee by now??????? Update? I feel for you potty training a puppt is not fun and can drive one nuts in no time.
 

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Potty training tips:

Excercise makes them have to go.....pee or poop.....they cant run around with a full bladder and running around stimulates the intestines to eliminate...
So a quick jog on the leash around the back yard, or throwing a ball and playing fetch for 5 mins should stimulate something.

WHEN your dog goes say a "key word"( you have chosen ahead of time) and repeat it loudly, and happily over and over and over, EVERY time your dog pees or poops. In a few days/week your dog will associate that word with elimination. So when you put them outside you say the word, they eliminate and they get a treat. This teaches them the difference between being put outside to play/versus going outside to poop. Using the key word tells them what you want them to do out there.

Another technique which is hard work, but is successfull very quickly is tethering your dog to your belt loop with a 10 ft leash so they are always within your site, and thus always caught in the act as soon as they squat while indoors......Make a loud noise to scare their sphyncter shut......and toss em outide fast! Some people have potty trained their dogs within a few days using this method, because their dog never has the opportunity to have an accident indoors....so they associate outside with eliminating...not inside.

Not sure if this helps ...but Im sure jogging your stubborn pooch around will stimulate something...Good luck!

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Melonie

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She wouldn't pee for me this morning either so I got out of school early at 10:20 and took her to my grammas house, she peed on the leash within seconds of stepping into her yard. So she spent the afternoon there while I went to work, I just walked her tonight and she peed. Do not ask me.
 
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