Our expert says:
Dog Behaviour Expert
Hi Delaine, what I would do first of all is check his elimination patterns for a day at least to see if there could be a physical component at play, such as an infection etc, then if you have any doubts, take him to the vet for a check up.
If not, its right back to the beginning for you both and retraining. Have a look on my Friends of the Dog website www.friendsofthedog.co.za where you will find free articles that will tell you exactly how to go about this. You probably know the basics, but these articles will give you some tips in that you need to be with the dog initially while training, so that you can give praise and a treat at the right moment. Good luck!
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