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Jesse is now 4months old and had been going great with her toilet training - she hadn't had an accident inside for almost a month and would sit or whine at the door to be let out when she needed to go. However, over the last week she has started going to the toilet inside again :mad: She has wet inside about 4 times, and today she went inside even though the back door had been left open for her to go out! DH and I have been trying to figure out what's going on and we think it might be the fact that she's recently started going to day care once a week - the only place near us is an indoor place where the dogs stay in large areas inside - the material is kind of felt-like. I realise we need to go back to square one with toilet training at home (i.e. watching her and taking her out regularly), but how will I teach her that it's okay to go inside when she's at day care but not when she's at home?!?
 

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It might also be an UTI. Sometimes the girls will get those when potty training.
 

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I would also suspect a uti. Check with your vet, they will probably want you to try and collect a urine sample and have a kit for doing so. Otherwise she will have to go in for an overnight so they can collect one.

But your comment about an inside day care makes me wonder. She may be too young to understand it's OK to go inside there, but not at home, and since it's much easier to go inside ALL the time ..... I'm guessing here: can you get a small section of the flooring that they use at the daycare and place it by the door, or maybe try putting training pads by the door, and see if she uses them? If she does, that's probably the case, that she's confused. If so you will have to watch her like a hawk and get her out as soon as she heads toward the door. Assuming of course she is negative for a uti.

I will also say we've had dogs that have regressed at some point. And in that case, it's pretty much back to square one. The good news is it's never taken them long to get back on track, and afterwards, they are pretty reliable (but remember, they are still puppies ;) )

Good luck!
 

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If she was well on her way to be successfully housebroken and suddenly regressed a trip to the vet is in order. then if all is well look into the daycare issue but rule out health problems first.
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