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I have a 13 year old poodle that is urinating and defacating

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I have a 13 year old poodle that is urinating and defacating all over our home. He has always had this problem but never this bad. Over the years we have had numerous check ups with our vet, never a problem. It has gotten to the point we can't take it any longer. I feel the best for this dog is to have him euthanized. Is that terrible?, he has destroyed our 2 homes.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Sally G. replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I have been in the dog field for 25 years. I am a Therapy Dog & AKC Evaluator/trainer/ specializing in behavior. It will be my pleasure to help you today.
How long have you had the dog in your home?
When was the last vet check?
You said you have tried everything, please explain what you have tried.