PetMeds® Bed Wetting in Dogs and Cats

PetMeds® Bed Wetting in Dogs and Cats

One of the more common complaints of pet owners is when their pet starts urinating in the house, on clothing or bedding. This problem is very common in both canine and feline medicine.  If it is a dog, one of the first questions I often ask is whether the pet is urinating where they sleep or lay, which is more of an involuntary urinary incontinence problem. This behavior is fairly […]






Urinary incontinence in dogs and cats (leaking urine)

Urinary incontinence in dogs and cats (leaking urine)

One of the more common urinary problems in both young and old dogs and in some cases cats, is a pet who has suddenly lost its ability to hold its urine. It is important for a veterinarian to determine if a pet is having an urgency to urinate (which can indicate a whole different category of diseases) or whether a pet is leaking urine, behavior often noticed by finding urine […]






Urinary incontinence in aging pets

Urinary incontinence in aging pets

As many pets get older, particularly in spayed or neutered dogs (being much less common in cats), the muscle tone often weakens around the urethra leading to the frustrating problem of involuntary urination and soiling of the home and pet bedding.  And while there are many factors often involved from anatomic problems, hormonal issues, and weakness of the nerves to the area, there are at least certain drugs that can help […]