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Hi there, I am Dr. Christensen. It sounds like Shadow is urinating in the house? Are there any other symptoms like increased thirst, decreased appetite, increased appetite, etc?
When she has these accidents, is she actively urinating. Meaning is she squatting to go? Or is it happening when she is asleep or awake, but seems unaware that she is urinating?
Based on the description it sounds a lot like incontinence. This means that her sphincter is no longer working correctly and urine is dribbling out beyond her control. It would make sense that antibiotics would not help this time of problem as it is not a bacterial issue, different from a urinary tract infection. You veterinar***** *****kely wants to run blood work to rule out diabetes and kidney issues. Which is very important, obviously if Shadow has one of these issues you would want to know.
Urinary incontinence can be treated with a daily medication. You will have to talk to your veterinarian to get a prescription for the medication. If you are able to do bloodwork, I would advise a chemistry panel (this is the type of bloodwork). This single panel can rule out diabetes and kidney issues so that you can safely put Shadow on meds for incontinence without worrying about there being any other diseases that are causing the issue.
I hope that was helpful.
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