Excessive wetting should not be confused with housebreaking problems. More often than not, it occurs with emotional dogs who are perfectly housebroken.
For dogs and wolves living in a natural setting, urinating in small quantities is a sign of submission. Dog owners, having assumed the role of caretakers for their dogs, may be recognized for their dominance with excessive wetting.
Why Excessive Wetting Occurs
Proper Training Technique
Unlike other behavior problems, excessive bed wetting cannot be corrected by a corrective jerk, a shake can, or a water bottle. Proper correction involves a more personalized approach.
Several long walks a day and limited water intake are obvious solutions. However, body language, communication style, socialization, and praise are also important tools for curtailing excessive wetting problems.
By understanding that an excitable dog may wet when greeted, meet him outside and greet him quietly. This way he may not urinate and if he does, it will not be in the house. Do not dominate your dog with intimidating posture or verbal abuse. Make sure your dog has the opportunity to be around many people, and adjust the level of praise you offer your dog to his personality.
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