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Questions tagged [urination]

For use with issues to do with pet urination. Whether there may be a health or behavioural problem with urination. Can be used in conjunction with the [tag:toilet-training] if urination is a specific issue. For health concerns about urination frequency, odour and habits. If it's for general ...

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Cat pees outside of litter box while being treated for urinary tract infection

Our cat box sits on top of a big shallow tray. We out that there to catch loose litter. Our 12 year old cat now pees outside of the box (on the tray) 95% of the time. The other times she’ll pee in ...
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Dog peeing inside

We have a 12 year old chihuahua that keeps peeing in the house. It's mostly on the linoleum, but sometimes on the carpet. I have no idea why he keeps doing this. There is a doggy door, which he used ...
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How concerned should I be that my cat only goes to the toilet with long breaks and at my wife's urging?

My cat is an old indoor Norwegian Forest Cat (6 years) and a bit human dependant like needing his water held. Last time he excreted and urinated after about 3 days without urinating and only tried ...
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My dog consistently wakes up about an hour before I do

My two-year-old dog seems to only be able to hold her pee for about six hours, which is unfortunately less than the amount of sleep I need to get in a night. We'll potty her before we go to bed, but ...
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What options can I give my dog to stop her peeing in the house?

I have a 6 year old 13 lb little doggie named Pearl. She seems to pee on the carpet about 1-2 times per week. My wife and I both work and so Pearl is home alone for 6-8 hours during the day without ...
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Managing dog on furosemide (Lasix)

The background My 9 year old cavvie with CHF was just put on Furosemide after a bit of a scare where his chest and abdomen had quite a lot of fluid built up (approx. 20 fl oz). He's back to his ...
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Dog Drinking and Peeing Habits - Cushings?

I'm posting on behalf of my mum who is looking for some advice with her 8 year old Border Collie, Jess. For the past 18 months, Jess has shown some pretty erratic behaviour when it comes to drinking ...
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Our kitten has had constant urinary issues after an initial urinary infection, vet bills are exorbitant. Advice?

We got a kitten that was dribbling pee everywhere, crying and struggling when he peed, and constantly licking his groin. We noticed he rarely urinated, and that he would not drink water from bowls, a ...
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Chihuahua ALWAYS gets excited and pees

So I have to start this off by saying I may have not properly trained my Chihuahua from the get go and it's most likely the reason he's doing this here, but I figured I'd ask for help anyway in case ...
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My cat is peeing around the litter box

So my cat reacted once we had our first child. My cat is 16 years old and was very cuddly so I'm fairly sure this is part of the problem. We had noticed she had started peeing around her litter box, ...
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Cat uses litterbox while I'm cleaning it - Is my cat weird

I have a covered litter box which I clean twice a week. When I remove the lid to clean it, my male cat jumps into it and starts using it (urinates/defecates) in front of me, while I'm trying to clean ...
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Why does my cat suddenly poop and pee where she is not supposed to? [duplicate]

My five year old female cat suddenly started pooping under my bed and in front of my shower in the corner and peeing right down the front of her box and just in front of it. And her pee is really ...
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Cat box smelled like ammonia after I changed brands of litter

Cat went in box, came out and urinated on floor. Urine smelled normal no ammonia smell at all. It was the litter that changed the urine smell to ammonia. I can't figure what ingredients made this ...
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Any cure for a nervous bladder?

We have a female chihuahua/terrier mix, about a year old, and she has a bladder discipline problem. She pees when I hook her up to the lead so she can go outside. She pees when she's excited. She pees ...
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Why is my dog afraid of me when we are alone, but affectionate most of the time when others are around?

We adopted Penny about 4-5 months ago (she's a little over a year now) from a local shelter. In the beginning she was a little nervous, which I'm guessing had to do with new surroundings. The ...
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Cat's poop and pee smell has gotten very strong

My cat's poop and pee's smell is killing me. It's been over a year since she came to me and I've always cleaned her tray once a week and the smell wasn't bad. But lately I've had to clean her tray ...
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Do dogs prefer to urinate outdoors?

My wife and I recently got a dog, and even though we never had any formal training, it seems like she (the dog, not my wife) prefers to urinate outdoors rather than indoors. When she wants to go, ...
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Dogs increasingly becoming picky and going to the bathroom in crate

So I have 2 dogs (1 boy 1 girl) that are fixed and are 10 years in age. They are siblings and are miniature doberman pinschers mixed with maltese. My mother died last March and had been taking care of ...
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How to stop your basset from peeing out of spite

Every time we give the dogs a bite of scraps at the end of our meal, my basset immediately pees in the floor. Every time. We try to be fair and give her and our beagle the same size nibble. They ...
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Submissive peeing - solved by staring into their eyes with affection?

My mom once had a German shepherd female who would submissively pee whenever they came home and looked her in the eyes. The vets gave her the advice that she should never look the dog in the eyes when ...
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My dog is peeing everywhere

He's nine years old, but he suddenly started peeing on the leg of a chair in a certain room, the backroom on a gift bag, and the corner of my rug by my bed. I put down those pee pads for him, where he ...
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How often should a dog pee and poop normally?

Some articles I have found say it's 3-5 times a day, some say 2-3 times a day with no more than 8-12 hours between times when dog gets out. My mother's dog (English Springer Spaniel) is used to being ...
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My dog isn't peeing or pooping and is walking funny.. What is this?

My moms elderly aunt came in to town and started feeding my dog table food. For more information my dog was rescued so I do not know what kind of dog she was, we were told she was a cockapoo but she ...
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Why has my cat's pee started to smell very strongly of ammonia?

I have a female spayed cat in my flat for the last eight months. She used to be stray, I took her in when she was about six months old. So she's about 1,5 years old. This past month I have noticed ...
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How can I keep my pet dry if they wet the bed?

I have a geriatric bunny (11 years) who is having difficulties getting to in and out of the litter box, sometimes when he is not feeling well he will pee in his bed and it gets him all wet. Urine ...