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Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Two different scenerios same problem. I have a GSD puppy, named Legend, that we got when he was 8 weeks old, he is now 4 months old. We thought we had him potty trained but, he is having more accidents in the house and he will not just pee in one spot he will pee and walk all over my house while he is still peeing. He was not doing this before. He used to urinate fine (go to one spot and urinate in that one spot till he was done) but now, he will start in that spot and not finish and start walking around while he is still peeing??!!
Also, we take him to his spot to pee and he will come over by our feet and start peeing right by our feet!? and then while he is still peeing start walking around like we are hurrying him up!
Are we doing something wrong?? We don't hurry him cause we always give him ample time to walk around and poop.
 

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May need a visit to the vet. Could be a Urinary Tract Infection. See any blood in the urine ? Call your vet and get him in just to make sure.
 

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By all means, if you have any question that this may be health based, see your vet.

However, it could be teenage behavior. For reasons I've never been able to fully grasp, some dogs go through a stage around 4-6 months when they seem to completely "forget" their housetraining. My male (now age 11) did this. He was perfect at 4 months, but at 4.5 he suddenly started peeing everyplace inside! We had him vet checked and nothing came up, so we went back to basics with him, retaught him everything and within 2 weeks he was back being perfect as to bathroom behavior. My friend's now 1 year old female went through the exact same thing at 5.5 months and she was ready to pull her hair out. She also went back to the basics and within a very short time her dog was back doing her peeing outside. I'm not sure if this is early teenage stuff or simply the result of "forgetfulness". My 10 year old female never did this, but then again, she was not fully reliable until almost a year. My current 4 month old pup has been the class genius on housebreaking. Since coming home at 8 weeks she has had only 2 inside accidents. I have no real idea why she has been so easy, but I'm grateful. Hang in there - it will get better!
 

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This isn't submissive urination, is it? Are you yelling/stern tone of voice with him before this begins or is he doing this while excited? Just offering another option on what may be the cause.
 

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I don't think it is..I don't yell at him. I feel like he is teasing me cause he will make a show of going to his spot outside and looking back at me and start to urinate...but as soon as I stop praising him he feels like he should just start walking even though he hasn't stopped urinating...Inside the house, I do get excited and tell him "no and stop" but he doesn't seem fearful he will stop and walk over to the door and wait to be let out.
 

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Thanks for the advice, I will take him to the vet and have him chxd out. I really don't see any blood in his urine but you never know.
 
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