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Old May 20th, 2010, 01:18 PM
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Cpietra, I sure hope Winnie's incontinence is just age related, which is entirely possible. The vet will probably want to do blood of course to rule other things out. Then he will likely prescribe Stilbesterol pills. They are basically estrogen. While they are not good for long term use on a daily basis due to the risk I believe of liver or kidney damage (can't remember which), with an older dog it's not really a problem. My 13 year old Shadow is on them now, she takes one pill per week and it has really helped. Our vet has suggested a urine test to ensure that no urine has leaked back and caused any infection, but I haven't done that one yet. Next visit. Hope this is all that's wrong with Winnie, it's an easy and inexpensive fix.
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