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How does your dog let you know he/she has to go out?

My dog doesn't seem to know to ask. She's going to be 5 on Halloween. Seems like she would have figured something out by now, that silly little pup!

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alexteale

Asked by alexteale at 4:23 PM on Oct. 11, 2012 in Pets

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  • Our dog goes and stands at the door
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 3:30 PM on Nov. 23, 2012

  • He goes to our back door and stands. If I don't notice him he will pace back and forth from me and the door until I let him out.
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 3:27 PM on Nov. 23, 2012

  • I have my 2 dogs on a fairly SET schedule ...they go out every 2 1/2- 3 hours ....it works out perfectly! No messes inside - and if they need to go other then that - they run to the door and then back to me and back again, and I get it!
    isismoon3

    Answer by isismoon3 at 8:52 PM on Oct. 22, 2012

  • My dog goes and stands at door.
    Sarah961

    Answer by Sarah961 at 9:04 PM on Oct. 21, 2012

  • We have four dogs and they all have different ways of letting me know. Maggie, my collie, will run to the door and sit and look up. Nikki, my redbone hound, will bark at the door, scratch, and whine. Sandy, my little mutt dog, will dance around in circles and jump on my leg. Jenny, my husband's black lab, will come and lay her head on his lap and wag her tail or, if he's not home, she will lay on me or one of the kids and she makes a little half whine half growling noise. It's funny to hear.
    Razzle_Dazzle1

    Answer by Razzle_Dazzle1 at 7:09 PM on Oct. 15, 2012

  • We take ours out every 2-3 hours whether they have to go or not. If they do have to go, they normally go to the door and wait. (Like in the morning when we get up)
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 10:58 PM on Oct. 11, 2012

  • He goes to one of the doors, usually the front, and just stands there. If it's an emergency, he will actually "paw" at the door.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 6:43 PM on Oct. 11, 2012

  • She comes up to me and nudges me with her paw if I ignore her she barks until I ask, "Do you need to go?" at which point she runs to back door.
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 6:18 PM on Oct. 11, 2012

  • No, she doesn't have accidents. She has a bladder of steel. We just have to remember to take her out. I was just wondering if anyone else had a strange dog like mine. lol.
    alexteale

    Comment by alexteale (original poster) at 5:30 PM on Oct. 11, 2012

  • My dog goes crazy when he has to poop, but he does nothing about pee. I just have to remember to take him every 1 1/2 hours or so or he will pee on the floor!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 5:07 PM on Oct. 11, 2012

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