•Potential surface preference, e.g. carpet.This means he actually prefers carpet over grass.If suspected, try to prevent access to carpet (keep confined) except when out on
your preferred toilet
surface.Praise any acceptable
•Can also provide a menu of acceptable toilet
surfaces: e.g. dirt, gravel,
cardboard, paper, potty pads, dog litter.
ŘIf only occurs
when owner is gone, may indicate “Separation Anxiety”