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My dog is suddenly drinking a lot of water and urinating

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My dog is suddenly drinking a lot of water and urinating larger quantities and more often.
she is a King Charles Cavalier 11 years old
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Fergie
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Fergie?
Customer: My vet put her on anabiotic's for a possible bladder section she had a rash in her lower abdominal area which has since gone away after using the anabiotic's but she still drinking and peeing a lot
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 9 months ago.

Hello! I am Dr Welsh and I am happy to help with your questions today. I am sorry that your pup isn't feeling well. Let's see if we can get to the bottom of this. I have just a few additional questions for you so that I can make the best recommendation.

Have you had any bloodwork done recently since this started?

any other clinical signs (excessive panting, distended abdomen, heat seeking/cold seeking, etc?

any current meds or illness?

eating and otherwise acting normal?