Male peeing issue-urgent - German Shepherd Dog Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2014, 12:07 AM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 5
Male peeing issue-urgent

I have a four month gsd boy. His balls are dropping as we speak and for the last couple days he has been peeing on my husband.

Ie: my husband fell and he came over to check on him then proceeded to stand over him and peed on his knee.

Another example tonight he was calm and we were sitting on the couch. I started talking to him and he approached my husband. He got petted by him then as soon as my husbands foot was under him he peed.

The puppy is extremely submissive to my husband as he is the "alpha"

What is causing this behavior and how do I stop it?


Sent from Petguide.com Free App
EnigmaticxEyez is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2014, 12:22 AM
Crowned Member
 
wolfy dog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 5,399
Forget about the "Alpha": it is an outdated concept. Your pup is most likely peeing out of submission/fear. I don't know what your husband does to be the "Alpha" but maybe he is overwhelming to this already low key pup.
Try to avoid the following: elaborate greetings, leaning over the pup, looking straight into his eyes, facing him head on, fast movements. All these behaviors can cause him to pee out of submission. By the way: it doesn't have anything to do with "his balls dropping".
I hope you have not punished him for this peeing as he cannot help it; it is the ultimate sign of surrender and if you were to punish him, he will become confused and afraid of you and it will increase the problem.
Take it easy; he is only a 4 month old puppy. Enjoy him.
wolfy dog is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2014, 12:27 AM
Moderator
 
gsdsar's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Maryland
Posts: 7,406
Yup! To the above!

My boy did this as well. Only to a few people and they were always the ones that greeted him HUGE!!! He has outgrown it.


Sent from Petguide.com Free App

"So that others may live"
gsdsar is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome