Why is my dog pooping and peaing in the house

Hi i have a black pug named abby and she was house trained. she always pooped and peed outside. Now ever since she had her puppies she has been pooping and peeing in the house. mainly at night when im sleeping. i wake up and theres poop and pee she is geting worse. how can i stop her from doing this?.

Asked by Member 992722 on Jun 16th 2010 Tagged howcanistopherfrompoopingandpeeinginthehousetellmewhatishoulddo in Behavior & Training
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If she is pottying in the house while you are sleeping, you should start setting your alarm to make sure that you can take her outside to AVOID the accidents! Over time, she will get the idea once again, and should quit doing her business in the house.

More than likely, she has changed her pottying schedule on her own due to giving birth. You will need to watch her like a hawk, and basically "retrain" her potty habits.

On the flip side, you may want to take her to the vet to see if there is a medical reason. Something may have happened to her during the birthing process that may be causing her to change her potty habits.

My suggestion is to contact the vet and have her urinary and GI tract examined, because if there is an issue, you will have a lot more on your hands than some pee and poop in the house.

On a side note...unless you are trying to better the breed, please consider having her spayed.

McKayla answered on 6/16/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Sadly, this can be another side effect when breeding your females. You don't say how old the babies are, but as soon as they have left, you will most likely have to start all over with house breaking her again, starting with using a crate at night. I also agree that you should definitely get a stool sample examined by your vet as giving birth does release hormones which will cause encysted roundworms in her muscle tissue to migrate to the intestine and begin producing more roundworms.
Good luck, and consider getting her spayed to prevent this from happening again!

Member 641257 answered on 6/16/10. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer