We have had our cockapoo for just over a year. She is about 18 months old. She was housetrained when we got her.
For the last two weeks she has been pooping on the carpet during the night. We walk her 3-4 times per day, and take her outside before bed (around midnight) to give her a chance to relieve herself.
We have moved her supper time back an hour, to 4:30 pm and we are trying to keep her from eating the grass cuttings at the park. Although the grass seems to improve her stools, I was thinking she was filling up essentially on another meal and couldn't make it through the night.
While it bugs me that she is doing this, the worst is that she doesn't give us a chance to take her outside. She sleeps in my bed, and my only signal is if I notice her jumping off. Last night, she woke up but wouldn't come downstairs with me to go outside so I thought she was okay but as soon as I went into the bathroom myself, she soiled the family room carpet!
Why, all of a sudden? And how can we get her to let us know she needs out?