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Dog pees when someone pets him.

Species: Dog
Breed: Boston/Chihuahua mix
Age: 3-6 months
Cooper is 5 months old and neutered. He pees when anyone pets him, talks to him or even comes close to him. What could be going on?




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

This sounds like something called submissive urination. Here is another question that I have answered about this type of problem:

Submissive Urination.

Hope that helps!

Dr. Marie.

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