Posted : 1/31/2008 10:07:56 AM
Have you checked her for any medical problems? Puppies bladders tend to "shut down" and hold it all night long when they are sleeping, even with a UTI or something of the like.
How old is she now? She may need to be let out more frequently, as she is tiny, with a tiny bladder. That said - my last foster, a chihuahua mix puppy, could hold her bladder for 4+ hours, no problem.
Where did you get the puppy? That may explain why she has no problems laying in her own potty.
What kind of crate are you using? A "airplane" carrier (all plastic) or a wire one? Have you tried using the other type? I've only used the wire ones, but I've heard many people have had success with the plastic ones.