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I have a question - we have a 4 year old havanese (Kassy) and a 5 year old Havanese(Fipsy).
They are so potty trained that they would never have an accident in the house. Have never had an issue with this before.
Now all of a sudden when I get up in the morning (I get up around 8-9 am - hubby gets up at 5:30 - and feeds them and stays with them until he leaves for work then they come back to bed with me).
Anyway Kassy (who - it is my personal opinion is not as smart as Fipsy -but she is an extremely lovey dog - loves everyone and everyone loves her - including me) has started to regress with potty training - a few times last week and week before she had pooped in living room on area rug so I blocked area into living room with a gate and then she pooped and peed in kitchen. I find this in the morning when I get up and sometimes at night before I go to bed.
What am I doing wrong? or maybe a better question is there something wrong? Could she be stressed? There have been no changes in her environment or food.
Also,one more thing - Kassy hates going for a walk if she is on a collar and leash or a harness and leash. If we take her somewhere where she can run free she loves it, but... if we go to walk her on a collar/leash or harness/leash, she actually lays down and doesn't want to come with us. I always pick her up, take her outside and put her on the sidewalk and then we go for our walk - Fipsy on the other hand, loves her walk always. I even had my husband take our other havanese for a walk by herself and leave Kassy at home with me, and Kassy cried the whole time. So we didn't do that again, but I am honestly almost feeling cruel taking her for a walk when she hates it so much- her tail is down for about half of the walk and then it goes up when we are about a block from home. What could be wrong?
What am I doing wrong - both with the pottying and the walks?