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If you can believe it - tonight is the first night that we have had to stand out in pouring rain while Dexter does his business. Yes, we have had rain since Feb half term when Dexter arrived, but generally its been over night or just a little light shower.

So I'm outside with Dexy on the lead, umbrella, torch & stood in soggy lawn which is rapidly turning to mud :(:( Hmmm - I guess I'll get used to it.

The worst bit though is that even though I have done it since day one, he still does like me drying his feet ! I've always given them a little wipe to get him used to it, but he really hates it & shows me by biting !

Joys of dog owning :D
 

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I've had the same with Milo. It was snowing quite heavy this morning and he didn't like it.He refused to go out,so I was in the garden at 6am with him saying wee wees, he would not oblige but promptly peed on the hall carpet when we came in.He didn't like the rain either so it's been a bit of a nightmare all day.Bring on the sunshine please!
 

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Millie wasn't too keen to start with, I too did it to get her used to it. I ended up saying Paw, and counting each one, in the vain hope that she too will be able to count to 4 :eek::)

But, I also gave her a treat for letting me do a paw and decreased it to a treat for all 4 paws. It worked really quickly.

Now she gets in from a walk and will sometimes just stay put until I've cleaned her paw :D She willingly gives me 3 paws to be dried, the 4th I have to take, I guess counting to 4 is a struggle. :D:D:D
 

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I've had the same with Milo. It was snowing quite heavy this morning and he didn't like it.He refused to go out,so I was in the garden at 6am with him saying wee wees, he would not oblige but promptly peed on the hall carpet when we came in.He didn't like the rain either so it's been a bit of a nightmare all day.Bring on the sunshine please!
Oh poor Milo, I wouldn't fancy squatting down on a freezing cold white carpet, when there is a lovely warm hall carpet waiting inside :p
 

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Boston didn't like his paws being touched to start and our groomer noticed it as well. So we did loads of feet touching in the evenings during cuddle time, and there was always a point when he would try to pull his paw away...but we kept holding on until he submitted and stopped it. This really helped with using the towel on his wet paws and now he has no issue with it. Just keep being consistent and your pup will get the message. Good luck!
 

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Some joys (?) of puppyhood you don't miss ! :D
Keep going with the paw training - its worth it - Rascal comes in, stands on the towel and lifts his feet without anyone speaking !!
Scamp just waits and looks as if to say get on with it !
 

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You're lucky had Hattie end of Nov last year best solution large old towel by back door so most of the wet off before you get to carpet. Hattie has her feet wiped under protest and if very dirty dipped in liquitab container much to her disgust. Have decieded will wait to see if have poo 2 in June then get the carpets cleaned! Trouble with a pup is they tend to be a bit quick so catching them can be quite a trial!
 
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