How to make my puppy like our new birds?

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I have a 1 1/2 yr old Dachshund whom is my baby lol and since ive had her since she was 6 weeks old we have now in the past 6 months have brought into our home some birds. The only 1 she stresses about it seems is the Conure bird. When we go to let her out our her cage or to play with the bird my Dachshund goes crazy ! Now im finding out that she isnt always using her pads to go to the bathroom and we found out she goes up her stairs to climb on the bed and will wet our bed! We have protectors on the bed . I give her attention all day and just feel so bad that she seems at times to be very upset with the birds and dont know what to do. She is my love and she is very spoiled . I dont know how to stop her from going to the bathroom at time on the floor and how to calm her down when we do pat attention the the birds!! Any help please
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  • Sally-Charles Evans Sally-Charles Evans on Mar 01, 2017
    My Dachshund did the same thing...we thought he was jealous. As it turned out he had a urinary track infection! Ten days of antibiotics and his regressive behavior went away!

  • Stephanie Stephanie on Mar 01, 2017
    wow i never thought about that i just noticed she pee in the kitchen on the floor when her pads are in the other room down the hall. I think i will call the vet thank you so much! She is my baby girl lol

  • Shoshana Hoffman Shoshana Hoffman on Mar 02, 2017
    As a fellow dachshund owner and lover, I'm definitely invested and curious as to whether this is the issue! Keep us posted!

  • Sonja Harding Sonja Harding on Mar 27, 2017
    I have no experience with dogs and birds, but maybe my experience with a cat and a bird will be of some use to you. My cat was just 6 months old when I brought home a Quaker parrot. We left the bird in his cage but allowed the cat to sniff everything about the bird. They had a rather heated standoff - but the bird was safe in his cage the whole time. Suddenly the cat jumped up, hooked her paws into the bars of the cage and clung there. The bird, without skipping a beat, scooted over to her paw and nipped her. The cat and the bird quickly became very dear friends - once the cat got the message that the bird was the boss. I've found that by just letting them get acquainted a lot of upsetting behaviour can be mitigated. For the record, I am OBSESSED with doxies! A friend breeds them and I'm waiting for her double dapple to father a litter.

  • Jea22219926 Jea22219926 on Apr 29, 2017
    What are proxies?