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Why Does My Dog Pee On My Bed? Why Do Dogs Pee In the House?

Why Does My Dog Pee On My Bed? Why Do Dogs Pee In the House?

If you've ever owned a dog, you know the struggle of having to clean up after them. One minute they're sleeping and the next they wake up, walk to the corner of your room, and pee on your bed.

The good news is that it's not just your dog - dogs have been known to be poorly house-trained for as long as canines have existed. The bad news is that this problem isn't always easy to solve.

In this blog, we'll explore some reasons why your dog might be peeing on the bed, what you can do about it, and how to prevent it from happening in the future.

Section 1: Why does my dog pee on the bed? Section 2: Why do dogs pee in the house? Section 3: How to stop my dog from peeing on the floor Section 4: What are some signs that my dog is not house-trained? Section 5: Preventing future accidents Section 6: Conclusion

Why does my dog pee on the bed?

All animals pee in different ways. Some, like cats, simply do their business, and walk away. Others, like dogs, like to mark their territory. While peeing is a normal and healthy part of being a dog, when it's done in areas that are normally the home of other animals or humans, it can create a bit of a problem. Here are some reasons why your dog may be peeing on the bed: · Your dog needs to mark the floor – Even a short-haired dog can mark their territory by marking a soft surface – like your bed. When this is the case, the dog is telling you that you are the one they are respecting. · Your dog has anxiety – If your dog is afraid, they may be drawn to your bed. This is because the bed is a natural high point where your dog feels safe and at ease.

Why do dogs pee in the house?

Peeing in the house can be a behavior problem in dogs. Some dogs may be getting nervous, or cold, or afraid. Or maybe you're too easily distracted when it's time to go to the bathroom and they just can't hold it in any longer. Or maybe they've been cooped up inside all day and it's been a long, rainy day and they just need to let it all out. Whatever the reason, dogs, like humans, need to use the bathroom on a regular basis to stay healthy. One way to ensure that your dog doesn't have an accident in the house is to keep the dog in a securely-secured crate. How do you know if your dog is nervous, cold, or afraid? Or is having trouble holding his urine for some other reason? Treat your dog for some of the physical signs listed below and see if they help.

How to stop my dog from peeing on the floor

1. Pick a corner. Always pick a spot in your room where your dog can't mess in your bed without getting himself into trouble (like trying to get on your bed). You may have to resort to removing your covers and sheets to keep your dog out of the spot, but this solution is preferable to paying to have the carpets professionally cleaned because it's better than having to pay for a lot of dog bed pads or the "potty pads."

2. Clean up all the dog beds in the house I know your dog is your pet, but he's not a human. Your dog doesn't deserve a comfy, cozy spot to sleep in your bedroom. If your dog does not have an outdoor "space" to sleep in, it might be time to adjust his kennel rules.

What are some signs that my dog is not house-trained?

Some signs that your dog might not be house-trained: They seem restless when you put them in their crate. They don't try to scratch at the door when they want to go outside. They start to use the bathroom in the house at a much younger age. They're going out in the backyard when they've just had their last "potty break." Your dog isn't going outside to relieve themselves at the same time every day. They are barking at you from inside the house when you bring them outside to go potty. They seem nervous around your cat, even though your cat hasn't touched them. Your dog doesn't "sit" for you when you ask them to. How do I fix the problem? Fixing the problem isn't an easy task. Some dogs who haven't been house-trained may never be able to do so.

Preventing future accidents

As we mentioned, sometimes dogs can get distracted during their daily business, which means they often come back to their homes and accidentally urinate on the bed. As long as your dog has access to the back yard or a place in the house where he can go, it's usually fairly easy to stop the problem. If the bed is close to a deck or patio, you can also block access to the bed. Just be sure to remove those rugs or carpets, as these could contain a lot of urine. A bigger issue is if the dog is allowed to go out on walks all day, only returning to the house in the evenings to eat dinner and go to sleep. If your dog is this type, it may be a bigger problem than just the bed.


When your dog pees on the bed, he or she has likely created an unsafe environment. A dog's urine can contain infectious bacteria, parasites, and chemicals that can trigger allergies or illness in humans. Keep your family safe by choosing the right dog breed and ensuring your dog is well-socialized and housetrained.


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