6 year old female Springer Suddenly refuses to go outside to our backyard

I have a six year old female Springer who loves going out to our back yard. Normally anytime we say outside she runs to the back door wanting outside where she runs and jumps off our deck and eventually takes care of her business. Suddenly she refuses to go when you say outside. She either lays down or turns and goes into our bedroom and lays down on her bed. As if she afraid. Knowing she has to go potty I practically have to drag her out. The only thing I can tie this to is that recently we had a friend over who is seriously allergic to dogs so we put our female Springer out back for the evening. Anytime she attempted to come in when someone would go out to our outside refrigerator she was restrainted. She doesn't have a fear of going outside the front door. I'm becoming worried. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Jun 28, 2012
My 6 year old Springer will not get up of a morning not a lively as he was NEW
by: lorraine

My 6 year old Springer has become very lazy, he refuses to go out of a morning when i get lead he takes him self off to bed when we try and get him he growls, noticed he has slowed down any one else had this problem

Nov 12, 2011
takes time NEW
by: sandra

That happened to my female zena she got scared at my house because one evening we let the dogs out and thought all three where in realized she was missing an hour or so later after that it took a long time for her to go out after dark. I had to go out side with her and walk around after a few days of that I would go out and stand on the deck and levelling the door open it took along time for her to not be scared. And rebuild trust she wasn't going to be locked out

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