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    I have a 12 year old that has begun to develope a weak bladder. At night every so often she will wet herself or sometimes through the day she may dribble. I have limited her water intake at night and have made sure she empties herself out before lights go out at night. Just wondering if there is anything else I can do, change in diet, medication. I have purchased those female panties. Thanks for your help
    Bernie Fraze

    PS Iam talking about my dog not my child

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    Senior Member FOM's Avatar
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    Default Re: older dog problems

    Quote Originally Posted by Labman500
    PS Iam talking about my dog not my child
    Sorry I have no advice as I have never dealt with this, but I got a good chuckle out of the "PS"!


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    There are drugs available the strenghten the bladder sphincter, very cheap, talk with your vet. Phenylpropoalamen (sp) I believe
    Last edited by DRAKEHAVEN; 02-05-2011 at 05:58 PM.

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    Senior Member ErinsEdge's Avatar
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    There is a holistic type product by HomeoPet called Leaks no More that works for about 50% of dogs or go to the vet for the presciption product.
    Nancy P

    "We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made." M.Facklam

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    I took her to the vet and they put her on that medication that drakehaven mentioned. They just call it PPM, much easier spelling HEHE

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    Senior Member Brevard Arndt's Avatar
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    It may be the same, but there is one with the trade name of Proen 50 that helped my old Boykin in his later years.

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