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Hello and thank you for your question. It looks like the veterinarian you were hoping to speak with is unavailable, so the website has opened your question to other experts so you can get the fastest response. I need some additional info.1) When was her urine last checked? 2) Is she currently on any medications? If so, what and how often?3) When was her most recent lab work run? 4) When she urinates, does she squat to go or is she unaware of going and urinates while sitting, laying, etc?
It would be worthwhile to have her urine checked again, this time to be sure she doesn't have a urinary tract infection. If she weren't squatting in front of you, this could be an indication of bladder weakness and time to start her on a medication like Proin, but the presentation sounds more like a urinary concern. The increased protein could be an indication of kidney problems, which can cause secondary symptoms which involve the bladder. The possibility for this to be the problem also exists (it's likely that her BUN or CREA would have been elevated on this last check of her lab work, but this is referring to blood work and not just the urinary sample being tested, just to clarify). I would recommend taking her to your vet for another urinalysis. If this is a chronic problem for her, a urine culture may be needed to determine what antibiotics will work best for her.If my answer has helped you, please take the time to leave positive feedback. This is how experts are compensated for their time. If questions remain, reply and I will help you further.