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How can i stop my dog from marking my house? Please help me!!

16 month old Yorkie, pees and poos outside for the most part, i praise him and give him treats when he does. He has started marking my house EVERYWHERE. every corner in my house on my couch, on my kids toys, blankets that are hanging out beds or whatever. I'm going to have a nervous break down it i can't get him to stop. I'm sick of smelling piss. I have tried belly bands - he pees through them. I have tried the "No Marking" spray from petco - DOESN'T work! i change my voice so he knows i'm mad and i'm "boss" tell him no and put him in timeout - Does NO good! I'm running out of options. No he's not fixed - but heard that wouldn't help. ??

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say no! they know what the word no means, my best friend has a yorkie and they are very smart!
When my puppy would pee all over the place I would say no! sometimes even a little pat on the butt for some reason people think its abuse still even if its really soft.

Spraying your dog will just make him mad and want to do it even more so.

My dog even started to bark at me to pick him up to carry him upstairs because he got so spoiled but I simply just ignored him and he went up the stairs by himself finally.

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I do tell him no He stops right in his tracks and runs to his bed. I have lightly pat his butt and told him no in a mean voice, it does no good. he knows what no means, and he listens very well. its just a little pee, he's marking his territory but he's the only animal in the house...
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Well you have to keep doing it,It's not something that will happen right away
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i have for 2.5 months now...
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see, he's just a puppy.
keep doing it till he's 5 or 6 months.
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no he's 16 months old. all of my post must have not posted because thats the first thing i said and you are the 3rd person that has said his age isn't there. It's been 2.5 months since he started doing this and i have been trying to break him of marking
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training camp for dogs. How old is the dog? Have to train them from young age. If older, have to leave them outside.

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he is 16 months (as it says ABOVE) and has been house trained for a while now. He's MARKING, not full bladder peeing!
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No you don't, my dog didn't learn till after a year and he still occasionally pee's but they are in his occasional spots near the trash can and the toilet.
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Well it say it but obviously for some reason it's not showing
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Yes, my dog Prince, was peeing EVERYWHERE!!!! I could figure it out!! So, yes.. Fixing them will help. But not completely. Has something to do with their hormones though. Some dogs just dont listen though, they need like.. extreme help. But I think fixing him would help a lot. My dog is totally potty trained now.

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My vet said fixing him would do no good at all. that once they start supposedly you won't be able to get them to stop. but i find it hard to believe. He's potty trained in the house he doesn't pee or poop anywhere, he's just marking everything with a little pee. There's a difference in peeing and marking.
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Fixing your dog will definitely help. My dog had the same problem, so I got him fixed and now he's fine. Your dog's just marking his territory.

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fixing your dog is painful i do not recommend doing it .
It's just cruel
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Yes i know he's just marking his territory. Thats what i keep saying and other people think i'm talking about him full bladder peeing, he does that outside just fine. My vet said that fixing him will not stop it at all.

And fixing a dog is not cruel!!
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Check this web site: www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&A=2284 -- it has way more information than I ever knew about dogs marking territory and I've had dogs, including males, most of my life. Oddly enough, small males are more prone to indoor marking, at least according to this article. And neutering will help, though it'll take longer for the testosterone levels to decrease.
Whenever we need to change a dog's instinctual behavior, it works better to think like a dog -- which is part of what you're doing with the low voice, praise when he does right, etc. But I think this web site might offer some insight for you into why he's doing this and how to change it. Good luck.

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he pees everywhere?my relatives cat was marking his territory by spraying everywhere so they did a surgery.but im guessing dogs r different plus what cats spray to mark their territory isn't really pee.

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Get him fixed

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Train him

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Yorkies are the hardest dogs to train i had too give away mine:( you probs will have to get a trainer or ask the trainer how to do it becaus me it has to be done a certian way

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No they really aren't. He has been the best at training, he has just wanted to mark his territory all over my house and i can't have that and need to figure out how to stop it becuase everything i have done isn't working.
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No we had a trianer and lots of breeders tell us he probs just doesnt understand that he cant mark in the house
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You say no in menu system outside each hour and if they go outside you give them a tree and they will think that is the right thing to do is say go inside then you have to get them and say no but that

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He his marking his territory, and will keep doing unless he gets nuetured.

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Have you talked with your vet? Also, have you checked with Cesar Milan's website? He's very helpful with problem behaviors.

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Neutering is the lazy irresponsible way. Train him and be his boss, not let him take control. Go YouTube and find some training tips. Don't be lazy about it. Neutering cuts of hormones needed for the dog to live. If you want to be a responsible dog owner, train your dog and be master of his behavior and make sure he don't allow him to breed because he is intact.

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Our dogs mark in the house, and wear a new dog garment that prevents indoor urine marking. It is machine-washable, made in the USA, and very effective in protecting our furniture, rugs and drapes from this behavior. Check it out at http://StopDogMarking.com

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