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I know Vladimir, he will wake her up in the middle of the night to go pee, though he is totally healthy.

I think he's fine when she's gone all day and he's crated, though I'm not 100% sure as there is often someone home to let him out when she's not there anyway. It's just that he's never gone through the night without a potty break.

And my dogs are some of the ones she is referring to, actually. When home, I let them out every 2-4 hours, but I'm gone up to 10 hours during the week and they don't have accidents unless sick. Last week I was caught in that major ice storm, and didn't get home until 11pm. The dogs hadn't been out since 7am and still held it. I was hoping while stuck in traffic that they would just go pee/poop on the floor rather than hold it for 16 hours, but lo and behold, they held it in until I got home.

So I don't *make* them only go 2-3 times a day (usually 4-5 times a day), but they have no problems if that's all they have on some days. I also can sleep in until noon if I want with no one bothering me to go out. If someone had to go, I'd get up and let them, but if they're happy to hold it, I'm happy to sleep late. I'm not *really* lazy but I have to actually get decent and walk them as I have only a small unfenced front yard with a lot of foot traffic past it, so if I can put it off, especially now when its cold out, I do.

I think the little guy just has a small bladder. The cutie is only half the size of my dogs, so I wouldn't blame him for needing to go a lot.
 
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