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Urinating in her sleep.

Species: Dog
Breed: english setter
Age: 1-2 years
my dog has urinated in her sleep 3 times in the past few days the first time she was sleeping soundly after a vigorous day of running and playing but the next two times were ordinary days. she had done this one other time several months ago but not again until now could she have a u t i?


Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

It's a great idea to have your vet check a urine sample for Belle. My guess is that this is something called USMI or estrogen-responsive incontinence:

USMI.

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