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Please consult your Vet if you have any concerns regarding incontinence.

 

 
 

Our incontinence nappies are an ideal way to manage the effects of urinary or faecal incontinence, and we are working in parallel with the veterinary profession to help improve the lives of pets and their owners.

       
 

 

Urinary incontinence overview

Urinary incontinence can be the result of one or more factors.

The loss of the ability to control of urination is relatively common in dogs, as well as cats and rabbits. In most cases, your pet may not be aware, and so is not in distress due to the result of the urinary incontinence.

Due to anatomical reasons, it is also reported that urinary incontinence in dogs is more prevalent in female rather than males, however male urinary incontinence is still a real issue and needs to be managed in a different way.  

What exactly is urinary incontinence ?

It is urine leakage from the bladder caused by over pressure within the bladder, or weakening of the muscles leading from the bladder, that unable to cope with the pressure of the urine.

Causes ?

Dog urinary incontinence can have a number of causes including separation anxiety, cystitis, struvite crystals, bladder stones, urolithiasis, prostate, bladder or urinary tract infection.

Other possibilities include canine cognitive dysfunction, senile dog (dog senility), weak bladder sphincter, diabetes. Other possibilities include colposuspension, cystourethropexy, ectopic ureter and overflow incontinence. Yet more possibilities include paradoxical incontinence, stress incontinence, urethral sphincter incompetence, hormone-responsive incontinence, prostatic disease, polyuria and dog urinary stones.

Other possibilities include stress incontinence, prostatic disease, paradoxical incontinence, urethral sphincter incompetence, hormone-responsive incontinence, polyuria and dog urinary stones.

       
 

 

 

 

 

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