We got our diapers from Barkertime, they make really high quality pet products and they’re very well-known for their diapers and belly bands. I really struggled with letting go of Chester but I know it was right. Lana just goes in their. That makes it easier to deal with. Stress and anxiety can lead to inappropriate urination. Vet put him on PPA. In regard to the peeing in the house, all of the suggestions I have are in this article. I look at it as aging adults that wear Depends but otherwise live a healthy, active life. I love him to bits; he has a great personality, and I feel that he loves our family so much. Belly bands worn at night, for instance, could keep your male incontinent dog able to sleep on the bed with you without peeing all over everything. Really, the same goes for yelling too – it won’t help. I know of a few instances where he was totally awake right before… and I had just taken him outside! house to punish the owner. Perhaps the belly band you are using is not absorbent enough? That totally changed how I deal with Chester and improved our relationship. Only at ours !! This helps me to hear about other seniors. Every morning I wash them in warm water, dry them on extra low heat & put them back on the bed. stm_aix("p2i5","p1i0",[0,"Diarrhea Problems in Dogs","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.dogchatforum.com/diarrhea-dog.htm"]); I will always do whatever I need to for them, they are my life ! Since I don’t want that touching the floor for an extended period either, I place a potty pad underneath the rug as a barrier. You can get cheap area rugs on Amazon to use for now. Gemma, I am sorry you and your baby are going through this. No matter how often I let her out in a day, she still has accidents sometimes. Learn how your comment data is processed. Your old dog is not suddenly peeing on the floor because they are mad at you or out of spite. Gambling debt? Thank you for the practical advice and encouragement. He only has an accidents in the bed every few months though and I have a really good mattress cover. His behavior really started to take a toll on our whole family I’m glad that the comments on this post gave you a new perspective and resolve to get through the hard times. Maybe, like me, you will have to haul your queen comforter to the laundromat once in a while but at least you don’t have to pay a ton to get it dry cleaned (which probably won’t get the pee out anyway) or throw it away. My 12-year old dog just started having accidents in the house, on a corner of a rug which lies on a wood floor. I have to go through that routine for a while every year after the weather turns bad. My 16 yr old shin tzu has started peeing everywhere. Good luck to you and Ranger (love the name by the way). Tomorrow she is seeing a specialist to determine what more can be done. Rather than learning that urinating inside the house isn’t right, your dog might think that people are so unpredictable or unsafe to be around with. We don’t want to live our lives around a dog’s urine schedule. If your dog poops in a random area of the house, it may be caused by diarrhea or something uncontrollable. In the meantime, here are some more articles on dogs peeing in the house: They work great and you put a male guard from Deprnds in them so not so much washing. I kept rolls of paper towels several places and a swifter to make cleanup easier. He pees & poops in the house, the last 6 mos have been rough but everyday I thank God for another day, he is in his final days but has run a good race & deserves the best! I’m so glad for your comment. We can’t leave the house for longer than a few hours at the most for fear they are peeing everywhere. No matter the cause, you should talk with the vet about her overall quality of life and your ability/desire to take care of her. I’ll put up with pee on the floor just to have this time with her. stm_bpx("p3","p2",[]); A baby gate or closed door can She has a few forms of cancer and is generally a lethargic dog but we wanted to give her a good end to her days. Thanks for sharing. defecates. I’ve been on the lookout for a good belly band but Chester wiggles right out of the few we have tried. stm_aix("p1i4","p1i0",[0,"Biting - Teach your Puppy not to bite","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.dogchatforum.com/puppy_biting.htm"]); If your dog no longer wants to exercise and seems generally lethargic. She eats her food fine daily and drinks water regularly. Belly bands really upset him and he peed in it almost as soon as I put it on which I didn’t realize, so he walked around for almost 2 hours with a wet band and he almost didn’t forgive me I don’t want to use one if I can avoid it. General Enquiries She acts like she HAS no patience, obedience, training or understanding of her bad actions. If you haven’t already, I would ask your vet about that just in case. It breaks my heart that anyone would give their pet up for that reason. stm_aix("p2i26","p1i0",[0,"When to worm your puppy or dog","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.dogchatforum.com/when_to_worm_your_puppy_or_dog.htm"]); Fortunately we found a GREAT solution 2 years ago & have gone back to using these pads sold on Amazon: Premium Quality Bed Pad, Quilted, Waterproof, Reusable and Washable , 35″ X 80″ It looks like his answer will be, “heck no, I don’t want to go out in the cold”. 4. After reading all the posts it doesn’t sound like anyone else is having the same problem, so what am I doing wrong? Having pee everywhere in the house is so unsanitary, it confuses the other animals and some of them have started peeing in the house, and with my parents going through a messy divorce we don’t have the money to keep washing these towels several times a day, not to mention his medicine. He had been drinking a lot more water before we found out he was diabetic. When the doctor says there is no medical reason-they are just old- talk to them about Proin. We don’t have the issue with the couch or bedding, as she hasn’t been much for laying on furniture, and we have mostly wood flooring, but she kept peeing on her bed. Have you talked to your vet about the medication and your concern? stm_aix("p2i6","p1i0",[0,"Distemper: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prognosis","","",-1,-1,0,"http://www.dogchatforum.com/distemper-dog.htm"]); a new pet to the household. var sc_security="2853105c"; var sc_project=7659411; I am experimenting with my left over size 1 diapers from my son….for now until I do more research and buy something more appropriate. Sometimes I still get frustrated with Chester and huff and puff about while I’m cleaning up his pee or poop. My older dog is now urinating in the house, why? My doggies have their own area with a doggy door. Also, in my mind, doing that does further cut into his quality of life so… It’s a tough decision. Honestly thank you so much. Many pet owners overlook this symptom in their senior dog because they write it off as a simple side effect of getting older.