When Poppy was little and we were house training her we used a command word for her to go wee's and poos.
Now she is older and house trained she just comes and goes as she needs. We don't take her out, or give her the command word. She doesn't seem to need it.
BUT...I have found that when we take her out at night, before we go to bed, she generally won't go wee's or poo's.
And this means that occasionally she needs to go out in the middle of the night.
Then last night she wee'd in her crate! She didn't even whine to get out which I thought was odd! Just did a little wee!
I'm wondering if it had anything to do with the fact that she chewed up her bed and had pulled stuffing out of it. I wonder if she was trying to mark her territory or something?
Should I go back to persevering with the wee on command thing so that at night she DOES go to the toilet before we put her in her crate?
What do you do?