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1120 Maricopa Hwy.
Ojai, CA 93023


Urine Leaking

Urine leaking is most often a problem with older female dogs who do not seem to produce enough female hormones. Your pet is not choosing to urinate in the house, but does so unconsciously, often in their sleep. Bladder infections, bladder stones and bladder tumors can also cause this problem. We strongly recommend a urinalysis, and possibly xrays, to determine if one or more of these problems are present. Medications are prescribed to control problems stemming from infection or low hormone levels. If diagnosed early enough, surgery is recommended for stones and tumors along with antibiotic therapies.

Uncontrolled urine leaking can cause skin problems and bladder infections. When the pet is shoved outside to avoid the mess and odor problems in the house, the continuing leaking can attract flies and maggots which further compromise your pet’s health.

Find out more about other common conditions affecting senior pets:

• Obesity
• Arthritis