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Help! Female Dog urinates inappropriately
Our Lucy is an 11 month old beagle/pointer mix. We adopted her at 12 weeks old. She is potty trained and will ask to go outside by ringing a bell near the door. However, when we visit my parents, she sneaks off and pees in inappropriate places. This happens even if she has just gone outside 30 minutes earlier. She does this when we are there with her and when we leave her there to stay with them. She loves them very much and is always excited to see them. They have 2 cats and 1 dog, who is also a female. I am trying to figure out of this is anxiety related, territorial or a medical issue? She does not pee in her own house or in her crate. She does pee on the floor if we leave her in our kitchen when we are not home, and it seems like she can't hold it as long when we go out without her for only a couple of hours.