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I took my female dog to vet yesterday and they said she had

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a uti and kept her...
I took my female dog to vet yesterday and they said she had a uti and kept her in and they used a cafeter they sent her home at 12 olock today she went twice to pass urine but has not been able to go since 3 o clock she is trying but not passing any is that alright
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Did they send her home with any treatment or give any pain relief along with that antibiotic?

If you press on her abdomen between her back legs, is she tender or sore?

Did they just think it was an infection? No issues with urine crystals, bladder stones, or tumors?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
they gave me antibioc fother to take from tomorrow they said she has a urine tract infection she is really thight and she is panting and hot
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Thank you,

Now female dogs do not tend to have the risk of bladder or urethral blockage that we see in male dogs So, if we are sure that its an infection and none of those other issues are present, then I'd be suspicious that she is showing non-productive straining due to pain and bladder inflammation. If you have ever had cystitis, you will know it is very uncomfortable and gives animals the impression that they need to urinate even when they have no urine to pass (if she has had a catheter that could have made the area even more irritated). With this in mind, I'd not be panicked here but I would suggest ringing her vet about pain relief. Since they have just seen her, they should be happy to send this home. And often with use of dog specific anti-inflammatories (ie Metacam, Onsior, Rimadyl), we can reduce that bladder inflammation and settle this distress while the antibiotics clear the infection. So, that would be our best option for your lass at this stage.

Please take care,

Dr. B.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
enrofloxacin is the tablet she was given
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

That's fine.

Since we posted at the same time there, I am not sure if you can see what I just said. So, I will repost just in case - Dr. B.

Now female dogs do not tend to have the risk of bladder or urethral blockage that we see in male dogs So, if we are sure that its an infection and none of those other issues are present, then I'd be suspicious that she is showing non-productive straining due to pain and bladder inflammation. If you have ever had cystitis, you will know it is very uncomfortable and gives animals the impression that they need to urinate even when they have no urine to pass (if she has had a catheter that could have made the area even more irritated). With this in mind, I'd not be panicked here but I would suggest ringing her vet about pain relief. Since they have just seen her, they should be happy to send this home. And often with use of dog specific anti-inflammatories (ie Metacam, Onsior, Rimadyl), we can reduce that bladder inflammation and settle this distress while the antibiotics clear the infection. So, that would be our best option for your lass at this stage.

Please take care,

Dr. B.

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