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#1 of 4 Old 10-18-2010, 09:25 AM - Thread Starter
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She's 2.5 years, was spayed a year ago and this just started. Mostly when she gets up after laying down there is a puddle. I just have no idea what's going on. Anyone dealt with this in a young dog? I know boxers are really prone to cancer but she's really young and healthy.

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Sounds like it's time for a vet visit. Is she spayed? It could be spay incontinence. It can be well controlled with medication from what I recall.
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I have experienced this twice with my dog (a German Shepherd, now 6 years old). The first time it was a side effect of medication the vet gave her for an ear infection. The second time it was a bladder infection. The vet did talk to me about spay incontinence, and told me that if was still "leaking" after a round of antibiotics, we'd look into the other possibility. Luckily the bladder infection cleared up and she was just fine.

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Yes, if it is spay incontinence, it is very easily treated with an affordable medicine.
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