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Regression in Potty Training after Spay Surgery

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Lily

It's play time- ALL the time
 
 
Barked: Fri Apr 30, '10 5:13pm PST 
So our little Lily got spayed on Wednesday. She's doing just fine with her cone (it freaked her out a little the first day, but now she's used to it), and she seems to be getting back her mischevious self. Unfortunately though she seems like she is regressing in her potty training. We bought one of those potty patches for our balcony, which she has been using FLAWLESSLY!!! She knows exactly where she has to go, but since her surgery she has peed in the house, and she will NOT pee on the potty patch. We know that she still knows to use it since she will poop on it. Any suggestions or help would be WONDERFUL as my husband and I are getting a bit frustrated... cry
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