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10/14 7 year old male mastiff is having trouble urinating (urinary)

by Amy
(Oklahoma)

My 7 year old male mastiff is having trouble urinating. He will assume his usual urinating "stance" but nothing seems to come out except maybe a few drops. Then he has accidents in the house that again only consist of a few drops. This seems to have happened rather suddenly, within the past two days. I'm not sure if he is in any pain, he has not been whining or yelping, but he is very stoic. I am hoping that this is a kidney stone that he will pass eventually, because I am worried about what surgery would cost. Any info would be greatly appreciated...Thanks!



Hi Amy, thanks for the question.

In this case, seeing a vet soon would be best for your English Mastiff. Urinary blockage and lead to life threatening consequences. There could be several reasons why your dog might be straining to urinate. One reason could be bladders stones, that might be traveling down the urethra. If this is the case, you need to see your vet right away. Urinary blockage can lead to metabolic changes and bladder/kidney damage that could be irreversible.

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My boxer/bull mastiff suddenly urinating in the house
by: kimberley

My family dog just turned 7 and he is urinating in the house and seems to need to go out more frequently, what could be the problem?

My boxer/bull mastiff suddenly urinating in the house
by: kimberley

My family dog just turned 7 and he is urinating in the house and seems to need to go out more frequently, what could be the problem?

bladder stones
by: Anonymous

the same happened to my shih tzu and it WAS bladder stones which were removed when he was eight he s now 13

bladder stones
by: Anonymous

the same happened to my shih tzu and it WAS bladder stones which were removed when he was eight he s now 13

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