She has a submissive posture and pees a little she’s worse with strangers she will…

She has a submissive posture and pees a little she’s worse with strangers she will actually yelp even when I clearly see they could not have hurt her and its making training very difficult because she shuts down when I try to correct her

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Linda Bradley
5 years ago

Dr. Krista has a blog on submissive urination and excitement urination, http://kmdvm.blogspot.com/2014/11/submissive-urination-how-to-not-scare.html.  It sounds as if you and any new people need to be very calm and quiet around you puppy.  Try asking new people to ignore puppy until she feels confident enough to approach the new person.  Then have the new person slowly lower a hand to the puppy and not lean over her.  Put your hand under her chest or chin to gently pet puppy.  Avoid reaching over her head.   My Westie girl used to have excitement urination as a ppuppy when I came home and let her… Read more »