She did not go outside once, I could tell she wanted to however because by late afternoon she did keep asking to go out but all she did was stand on the step looking into the garden. By refusing to eat his food, your dog could be trying to tell you that he doesn’t like the taste. Discussion in 'Labrador behaviour' started by ... A- were trying too hard to get her where we want to go and she’s trying to tell us she isn’t finished being ... on driving or carrying puppy there whilst walking on a lead in a direction you are suggesting is still something the dog … We shut her in the kitchen for 1 hour so we could have dinner in peace (my husband loves the dogs but isn't exactly an animal lover and she is a bit much when you have food). I have a dog that will refuse to go number two in the backyard when being walked; it will go immediately when taken out of the yard though. We had 3 meetings with her before we adopted her and each time she was happy to go for a 30 mins walk, except the last time when she stopped for about 2 … If your dog is already house trained, teaching a designated area may require a little bit of extra time because you are retraining and asking your dog to forget old habits. Emba, a female lab. It feels completely against the natural order of things when your dog refuses to go … Dog on a go slow? When making the switch, try to avoid similar flavors. Get your dog more comfortable with water in general She is pooping in the house, and walks only on the deck and patio. Nervous Dog Refusing To Go Outside - Advice Please Nervous Dog Refusing To Go Outside - Advice Please. Since the symptoms can vary and may not be present at all times, a proper diagnosis may be difficult to come by. You should go at their pace and offer positive guidance to show them walks are an enjoyable and exciting experience. If he has smelt, heard or seen one he doesn’t want to come in. She's fit, healthy, happy and loves to play and go for walks. Dana Mullen, 42, ... refusing to let it go. However, as the title says when we're out on walks she'll randomly just stop and refuse to move, she almost looks spaced out as if she's forgotten what she's supposed to be doing and stares at us blankly. Monitor their water intake and check the color of their urine. But scolding your dog will not make them submit. We finally bought a tie-out leash and she quickly got used to being tied out - she would go to the bathroom and come back to the porch and we let her back in. She looks at me. Reasons Your Dog Is Refusing To Eat & What You Can Do The food is old or spoiled. Mrs Hooper said: “It’s a nightmare. It should go without saying, that your dog should be getting enough of the H2O stuff so that they can go to the bathroom. However, I make it a point to go out with her at night and walk her around. The poor thing is having to have exercise in the house or garden.” Dog fired from CIA for refusing to sniff bombs. He refused to go in our garden but would play happily in other people’s! However, now that it's below freezing he refuses to get on the leash (and his winter clothes) will hide when it's brought out. This year he is much happier to go in our garden since we bought a trampoline and sand pit! Puppy refusing to walk. Hilarious moment Elsie the golden retriever rolls over and plays dead when her owner tries to take her home from their daily walk. Looks at me. Diagnosing CCD can be tricky. My boy Labrador does something similar when he is ‘guarding’ us from a fox. anxiety; fireworks; By Guest Vixivixy, November 7, 2013 in Training and Behavior discussion. In this article, we will look at what to do if your dog refuses to go out in the rain to do their business, and how to get them moving! He had been abused pretty badly in his past but I've worked him through a tremendous amount of anxiety issues. In fact, the only way I can get him to pee is to put him on a leash and stand in the yard so he can't get back on the porch. And sometimes our default response is to raise our voices. When your dog does the exact opposite of what you want, we can sometimes feel our stress meters rise. Whether you're thinking about getting a puppy or wondering how a rescue dog will fit in with your family, post here to get opinions from other parents. I also understand the need for him to come when called, especially when you have to go to work, and cannot leave him outside all day, unattended. Some days he says he doesn’t want to go in the garden but most days we have a set time that if he hasn’t chosen to go in the garden we go out there at least 3-4. Especially within your home or your apartment, be sure to designate a special pooping spot for your dog, so he does not have accidents elsewhere where you do not want him to go. Suddenly my dog refuses to go out in the back yard to eliminate. When I am able to get him outside he will normally just go and then come back in. I have a crate that I put my dog in at night while I'm asleep, because as well housebroken as she is, she'll still try to go in the house sometimes. Barks to go out, sits on his hill and surveys the garden and wooded bit occasionally doing a quiet low grumble. We loved walking with her but this became very time consuming, especially with both of us working at the time. It’s just not right, is it? I wait, encourage her to go pee-pee. Your dog will only go for a walk if they are being taken in the car. Share Followers 0. ... refusing to move once i get him out the door. 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