Bladder Control & Incontinence

Canine Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary passing of urine, is a fairly common problem in dogs. It is usually caused by a medical condition, and your dog likely is not aware it’s happening. Hormone-responsive incontinence occurs in neutered dogs of both sexes but most commonly in female dogs. The pet can urinate normally, but they leak urine while resting. Hormone-responsive incontinence can occur months to years after a pet is neutered.

Although it can happen at any age, it is more common in middle- to senior-aged dogs and females. Severity can range from small leaks to the voiding of a large amount of urine.

Feline Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence in cats can easily be confused with inappropriate urination (urination that occurs anywhere other than outdoors or in the litter box). Inappropriate urination is more common, but it is a voluntary (purposeful) action. Urinary incontinence will happen involuntarily, without the cat’s knowledge.

  • These symptoms can be seen in both urinary incontinence and inappropriate urination:
    • Chronic urinary tract infection
    • Hematuria (blood in urine)
    • Excessive grooming in urethral area

If your cat is displaying signs of incontinence it may have a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) and should be seen by your veterinarian. Below are some at home tests which may help indicate if a UTI is present.

Other Products for Cats at Home

  • Dr. Elsey’s Stress Protect Litter Stress Protection™ is designed to help prevent stress that may lead to health issues and litter box aversion.
  • Intersand OdorLock maxCare Unscented Ultra Clay Cat Litter OdourLock® maxCare ultra-premium clay litter that detects feline urinary tract diseases and/or diabetes at the very first sign! Contains patented Blücare® technology, which detects the presence of blood and glucose in cat urine.
  • Dr. Elsey’s Cat Attract Litter  Cat Attract® provides a solution for cat owners whose cats do not use their litter box. Blended with a natural herb attractant, the ideal texture and particle size combine to solve litter box problems.

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Supplements For Dogs & Cats

Other Products for Dogs at Home

  • Bark Potty  Bark Potty is made of real bark and like real grass, has the outdoorsy smell that dogs love! The tray is lined to prevent leaks, the proprietary bark naturally neutralizes odors, and one Potty can replace more than sixty pee pads
  • CheckUp P-Pole Dog Urine Sample Collection Kit The P-Pole allows a dog owner to collect a urine sample while taking his or her dog on a regular walk. 
  • Tall Tails WaterWoof Dog Pad Reusable and highly absorbent dog pad measuring 24″ x 18″. Offers great safeguarding against accidents and leaks, protecting furniture, floors, and cars from liquid damage. Absorbs up to 1.5 cups of liquid.
  • Wizsmart Dog Diapers  These are ideal for female dogs in heat, senior dogs, markers and dogs with bladder issues. The high quality, absorbent material offers the same comfort as a baby.
  • Wizsmart Male Wraps  These dog wraps are designed for male dogs that are marking your house or have urine incontinence. Each pack comes with 12 wraps and in 4 sizes.
  • Wizsmart Potty Pads Very reliable and  absorbent pad for older dogs with bladder control concerns and for sick and convalescent dogs. Bags are upcycled from imperfectly manufactured baby diapers.

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