My dog pees in the house
A dog has urine loss as soon as he can no longer control his bladder. Usually, kidney-produced urine enters the bladder through ureters and is excreted through the urethra. As soon as the bladder is full, the sphincter relaxes, deflating the bladder. This involves several nerves, some of which are randomly and others involuntarily controlled. Usually the sphincter prevents the urine from leaving. When the nerves that affect the sphincter stop working, there is an excessive accumulation of urine in the bladder. With such sphincter disorder, the urine is no longer held, causing incontinence. In addition, urinary incontinence can be caused by the development of tumors in the urinary tract. In puppies, urinary incontinence can be due to a physical abnormality that causes ureters to flow into the urethra, uterus or vagina instead of the bladder.
Treatment of urine loss in dogs
The treatment of urinary incontinence is determined by the cause. If it is due to nerve disorders, it is treated with drugs that give back the sphincter of the urethra its tone or the sphincter is helped to contract. If oestrogen is too short after sterilization, the veterinarian can give a drug containing estrogen. Urinary incontinence caused by a physical abnormality should be treated surgically. Unfortunately, there are no health products that help reduce urine loss.
Rules for dogs suffering from urine loss
- The dog must be able to urinate sufficiently
- Make sure the dog doesn't get overweight
- Keep the dog clean
- Make sure the dog has enough drinks
- Don't punish your dog too often, often it is not his fault