Questions tagged [marking]

Issues about pets marking territory, frequently by urinating, but also by other means.

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What means do rabbits use to mark and defend their territory?

Bunnies as prey animals would seem to be very quite, shy and fearful. Do they do anything to mark or defend their territory? The best answer will include references, be focused on house rabbits, ...
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Can my dog be retrained not to mark when he is on his leash

My pug is virtually impossible to walk. He's neutered and 12 years old, and for about the first 6 years of his life, he was allowed to do anything he wanted on the leash. He's gotten much better on ...
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How do I prevent my cats from urinating everywhere?

I have 5 cats (2 males, 3 females, all spayed/neutered). They all used to be indoor, but because they urinated everywhere, especially one that slept with me, we now keep them outside. I really miss ...
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Are enzyme treatments more effective than vinegar for removing rabbit urine?

In this answer, I was directed to use an enzyme treatment like "Natures Miracle" on my rabbit's pee stains. To date, I've always used vinegar, which seemed to work well. Enzyme treatments are more ...
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How do I discourage rabbits from spraying?

Both my rabbits are fixed (spayed/neutered). However, anytime there's a new pet in the house (currently a guinea pig), my rabbits start spraying (marking with pee). While it would seem like this ...
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Cat at the dorm sprayed on me

I'm a 21 year old female university student and I'm currently living at a dorm. There are a lot of cats here that have been living here since God knows when. I have loved cats since I was a kid but I ...
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Strange black marks on cat [duplicate]

I've had my cat for about two weeks now, the Vets estimated that he is around 6 months old (i rescued him from being feral) He has had some medical issues already with his bowel that he is making ...
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Neutered bunny is marking the couch near the cat, help?

Before neutering my bunny was obssessed with mating with the cat, Neutered male, and now he is still keen to be near the cat, but is also peeing on the couch right in front of where the cat sleeps. ...
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How can I prevent my rat from intentionally peeing on me?

I recently rescued two male baby rats from a shelter. They're assumed to be brothers and they have both warmed up to me over the two months or so that I've had them. While I expect the occasional ...
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Why is my new adult male dog compulsively marking and humping the air?

Background: Got this guy today from a local shelter. A 6 year old un-neutered male teacup chihuahua mix (I think a Jack-chi). Adding him to a household with two other dogs, a 1-2 year old female ...
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2 male cats(brothers) started spraying. I clean it and they spray same place [duplicate]

I have 2 male cats almost 1 yr old brothers indoors only 3 rd floor condo still intact they get along great all day.at 10:00pm the craziness starts chase and play cat tag they getting little more ...
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How do I stop my neutered rabbit from spraying urine? [duplicate]

I have (one) 1 year old spayed bunny and her (two) 6 month old neutered sons, they are all bonded and share an area. Out of the 3, only one of the sons has very poor litter habits. I tried putting him ...