Join our e-mail newsletter to keep up to date with our news & training tips!Sign up now !
The Bark Busters worldwide home dog training service guarantee is unique in the industry. It is designed to help owners resolve their dog's behaviour and obedience problems and to provide customers with the satisfaction of ongoing support and peace of mind. Find out more
Does your puppy or dog urinate when someone greets her or when you come home or when you speak to her?
Some dogs have very submissive or "bottom of the pack" temperaments. This is part of their nature and is nothing to be alarmed about. They are truly subordinate dogs and they often feel unworthy of the attention or adulation that is being paid to them. A dog of this temperament would not receive any kind of "regard" in a wild dog pack as they know they are at the bottom of the pecking order. The same applies to puppies, as they have yet to mature and become confident enough to jockey for top positions. They are usually ignored or reminded of their place by the other adult dogs.
As a result of them wanting to acquiesce as much as possible, they grovel and avert their eyes, and wet themselves and you clean up.
Some puppies outgrow this submissive peeing as they become more confident.
To speed up the process, here are a few tips: