For those seeking advice on caring for incontinent pets and animals with kidney-related problems.
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Shih tzu started peeing on his own after 7 or 8 months.
Cockapoo Pugs started peeing on his own after 10 months.
Just started peeing on his own after 7 or 8 months only got 1 uti the whole time although when he number twos i have to hold his legs up up cause he falls in it sometimes just be patent its a alot of work but there worth it i would die for my little baby boy praying for all of your little cuties
Retriever Keegan is starting to get bladder control back after 10 months.
Pete was gaining bladder control after 2 years.
It took him a little longer, more like 6 mos till he was walking, and then later running, even chases stray kitties from his territory.) It also took 10 months till he started peeing on his own, to command, no accidents in the house. At this point I only catheterize him once a day, before bed, just to make sure his bladder is empty, pretty soon I will be comfortable enough to stop even that.
Syd was starting to urinate after 2 years.
Pete had no bladder or bowel control for 2 years. It has just been in the last few months that Pete gives me about 30 seconds of notice of going to have a bowel movement. Prior to that it just fell out without Pete being aware. His bladder is slowly gaining more control, he stands up and pees when you let him out but does not empty his bladder. We still express to keep ahead of the UTI. Pete still dribbles from time to time when he gets excited.
I wanted to give you an update since it has been over 2 years since Syd's injury. <snip> Recently we purchased a large area rug that covers the majority of the room he spends the most time in, covering the hardwood floors. This new ability for traction has stimulated him to stand and eat all on his own, which we have assisted him prior to. He takes several steps now without assistance and we are getting encouraged there may be more progress after all this time. I only wish we had bought this rug sooner
We still express his bladder but he is also starting to urinate on his own. Nerve pathways grow back slowly.