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HI I have a 10 month old female and in the past we have delt with submissive wetting. I was positive that we had overcome it until about a week ago. We,my hubby and I , are careful w our body language and how we approach her. Nothing has changed here at the house. Her diet is the same. I don't know what to do and my husbby can't even look at her. I am going to forced to get rid of her if something doesnt happen and fast. I just don't know what to do. Please any advice would be great.
 

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That is good information and advice from MRL!

I have a former submissive peer (and another who is a fear pooper-so there is always something that can be worse) who also excitement pees in front of my oldest male dog (****). She is 6 now and has the confidence and boldness, built in *over time* with consistency, unconditional positive acceptance, positive NILIF and training (a year of classes-it was fun) where she doesn't do it anymore, not even at the vet office. Plus her bladder is more mature.

Does your husband not look at her because if he does she pees?

Honestly though-functions happen (as the bumper sticker says). Just like with us, we start out with no control, and often end with no control and the same with dogs-it's all part of the package. Read Millie's story called My Rescued Senior in the Rescue Stories/Where are they Now section. It just demonstrates that circle thing.
 

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Is your female spayed? The reason I ask is that with submissive peer's when they are going to be coming into season the peeing comes back even if it was under control for months.

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My first thought was a UTI as well. Those infections make it really hard to control peeing. The vet's office would be my first stop. Be sure to bring in a sample gathered from her first pee of the day. It's most concentrated, so you'll get a more accurate sample than one taken later in the day.
 

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Thank you so much. She is not fixed yet as we are still looking for a vet that I am comfortable with.
 
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