Dogs pee / urinate on people for these reasons.
- Dogs pee on or around people in response to the environment.
- Involuntary response to excitement. (Usually in puppies)
- Dogs pee as a submissive response. (Usually in abused dogs)
- Dogs pee on people to claim them as their own. Like marking their territory.
Possible solutions for when dogs pee / urinate on people.
- When dogs pee because of excitement, try to keep your greetings low key. When you come around the dog, ignore it for a bit so it will calm down.
- When dogs pee on or around people as a submission response, do the following;
- When you enter the room, don’t come near the dog. Later give the dog a treat so the dog learns you are a good thing.
- Ignor the dog when you first come around it. Over time, the dog will realize you are not there to harm the dog.
- When you approach the dog don’t tower over the dog but come down low and keep your hands low.
- Pet the dog’s body first and then the head so it knows your touch is friendly.
- Avoid prolonged strong eye contact that will intimidate the dog. When you greet the dog just glace at the dog.
- Your voice tone should be calm to happy and never intiminating.
- When dogs pee on people to claim them as their own, you need to warn visitors with dogs of their own. The best way to get a dog to stop is with a non abusive training regiment. It will take some time to get the dog to learn that this is not an acceptable behavior. The sooner you do it and not give up on it, the sooner you can go back to enjoying your dog again.
Learn everything you can about your dog so you can fix the problems and life can be easy again.