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Bladder Control in a 14 Month old Husky


Our 14 month old husky, Dakota, wakes us up during the night 1-2 times to go to the bathroom. During the day when he is in his crate he can hold it for up to 6 hrs or more. Should we just ignore him?




If he is asleep and then waking up to go to the bathroom, he probably really has to go. I wouldn't ignore it, but you can try to pull his water at 8 pm and see if that helps a little. Part of it is the age, and he will gain more bladder control as he ages.

Liz Gigis

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Elizabeth Gigis, DVM
West Chester Veterinary Center
7330 Liberty Way, West Chester, OH 45069