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Previously Housetrained Dog Peed Near Christmas Tree

My dog is housetrained, about 4 yrs old, and peed for the first time in ages in the house recently. We were home, and the minute I left the room one evening, he went over to the area carpet below the table where the newly bought and decorated Christmas tree is, and peed on the rug.

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Is there an association here or reason that has something to do with being threatened by the new tree? He is a rescue dog, that we have had for almost 2 years now. How do we correct that behavior? Any advice is much appreciated!

By Monzoid from San Francisco, CA

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December 13, 20100 found this helpful

I read this and laugh. Sorry that was funny.

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December 13, 20100 found this helpful

Hello! Dogs mark their scent on trees; he was just doing what is ingrained in him to do.

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December 13, 20100 found this helpful

If it is a real tree, then possibly a dog had 'marked' it before you bought it. Your dog would just be covering the scent to mark his territory.

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December 14, 20100 found this helpful

I think folks her are close to the truth. I would guess when the tree is gone, your problem will be gone too.

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Just dont bring any fire hydrants into the house and you will be ok. :)

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