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MY dog is 10 and cant hold in his poop anymore. I take him

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MY dog is 10 and cant hold in his poop anymore. I take him out a lot. Can you tell me is this normally.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 7 years ago.
Hello there,

Fecal incontinence is not normal. There may be a neurological cause. Possibly nerve inflammation to the colon. Anti-inflammatories sometimes help. Dementia can also affect a dog this age.