Behavior Library - House-soiling

Excitement and Fear Urination during Greeting

Learn ways to address excitement and fear urination by your dog during greetings.


Learn about the various types of house-soiling and how to address them.  See also House-Training Your Puppy, House-Training Your Dog, and Crate Training Your Dog, Marking, Submissive and Excitement Urination, and Separation-Related Problems handouts for more information.

House-Training Adult Dog

Learn how to house-train your dog.  See also Crate Training Your Dog handout for more information.


Learn what urine marking is and how to address this behavior.

Recommended Reading

Download our list of great books about dog behavior, from practical how-to guides on specific issues to scholarly tomes on the origins and evolution of domestic dogs.

Submissive and Excitement Urination

Learn the difference between submissive urination and excitement urination and how to address each.