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Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about Boots new problem! So your vet did bloodwork and urine testing to be sure there wasn't a medical cause for this?
Have things changed in your schedule or home situation recently? Is she having any other abnormal behaviors at home?
If your vet did bloodwork and urinalysis, and it all looked good, then this may be a behavioral/separation anxiety issue.
I have attached 2 articles below on this condition for you:
Depending on the severity, prescription medicaiton is sometimes needed, but sometimes there are over the counter things you can try that for some dogs will be enough. These include things like
The thundershirt: http://www.thundershirt.com/?gclid=Cj0KEQiAj8uyBRDawI3XhYqOy4gBEiQAl8BJbe5tEfvCIdZ-Vnc9YuT3QVPs8KcawtIKVT0QmyXMo78aAhAg8P8HAQ
Pheremone collars or diffusers like Adaptil: http://www.adaptil.com/us/#redirected
And supplements such as Composure or Zylkene: http://www.chewy.com/s?dept=all&query=composure+%2B%22vetri-science%22&gclid=Cj0KEQiAj8uyBRDawI3XhYqOy4gBEiQAl8BJbYjKNa7GaZ2d9mGkxvkMMERxFBD1238v6Oqvp5Hf-lsaAuXF8P8HAQ
I hope that gives you some info to work with, and let me know if you have any questions!
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Hello, this is Dr. Jess. Just checking to see if you were able to read the articles I sent and if you had any questions and if they were helpful?