Excessive Urination

When a dog or cat has a persistent need to urinate, or urinates much more than usual. Excessive urinating is often accompanied by excessive thirst and drinking. This may be a sign of kidney failure and needs to be treated as soon as possible. It is advised to consult a veterinarian to determine the cause of the excessive urinating.

Excessive Urination

How to Recognize

If your pet seems to be peeing more frequently, he/she may be suffering from excessive urination. Your pet may also not be able to hold their bladder and have accidents throughout your house.

Causes

Excessive urination is often caused by an UTI. Other types of infections, kidney problems, stones in the urethra, or a tumor can also cause excessive urination. Your cat may be suffering from Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD).

Diagnosis

Your veterinarian will most likely take a urine sample in order to look for the underlying condition of your pet\\\'s excessive urination.

Similar Symptoms

If your pet has a UTI, your veterinarian may recommend hydration and an antibiotic.

Excessive Urination Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Similar Symptoms

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