Incontinence In Senior Dogs Can Be Treated With Supplements And Medication: Nhs
Incontinence is the inability to fully control the bladder and/or bowels. Never incontinence is not your dog's fault. Supplements and medications can help treat urinary tract infections, kidney disease, arthritis and dementia. In the early stages of incontinent, it may just seem like your dog cannot hold it. It's a good idea to start letting your older dog out to go potty more often than usual. Is your dog knowingly pooping in the house? This could be related to a medical condition or a behavior problem. Senior dogs should see the doctor more often as well as younger dogs. Urinary tract infections and other urinary issues can also result from bladder stones or tumors. Problems with the spine can lead to nerve issues that can cause incontention. Arthritis is a common problem in older dogs that affects mobility. Dementia causes a dog to lose his memory, have trouble focusing, and experience personality changes. Some dogs will benefit from medications and supplements for urinary incontontinence. Incontinence due to dementia cannot be treated in the same way. If your dog is excontinent and there is no treatment to stop it, you can make some adjustments to improve his quality of life. If you suspect your pet is sick, call your vet immediately. Always consult your doctor for health-related questions. They have examined your pet, know the pet's health history, and can make the best recommendations. For more information on dog symptoms visit www. nhs. uk. . . .