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Hey everyone! I have a lovely cavi cross who has just turned two. From the day we got her, she was well behaved - picked up simple commands (sit, down, shake with both paws and roll over by the time we took her to puppy school - proud mumma right here!) crate trained herself, and is happy to spend time in there, also toilet trained herself. However in the last couple of months. It has been almost impossible for us to get her to listen to us. She barks incessantly, day or night. She's peeing and pooping inside. Steals our cups off our side tables (spilling the liquid everywhere). Jumps on people when they walk in the door. It seems like she has lost all memory of what to do. And randomly every now and then she will be on the bed, getting comfy for the night (pushing blankets around etc) then just pee. Any advice?
 

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Welcome to Dog Forum. What a drastic change in your pup's behavior - must be stressful for you.

I'd start with a thorough vet check, address any medical issues as needed, and then back to basics positive reinforcement-based training.
 

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I agree about the vet check, be sure ask for a complete thyroid antibody panel to be done.

If the vet cannot find anything medically wrong, then something is being missed. Dogs (IME) do not suddenly and drastically regress and act the way your dog is for no reason, so I can't see how going back to square one can possibly help reverse these serious issues, unless you know the cause of it and address that.

I am so sorry this must be very distressing for you.
 

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Has anything changed recently? New family members? Family members leaving? Different routine? Sometimes small changes can affect dogs more than we realize.
 
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