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Dogs with less serious, nonobstructive lower urinary tract diseases are typically seen on an outpatient basis, while others requires hospitalization.
Treatment mainly depends on the underlying cause of the condition(s). But if an illness has led to dysuria and/or pollakiuria, it will include supportive therapies, along with any medication to help with the symptoms. However, these conditions often clear up rapidly after proper treatment has been given.
The act of urinating on objects or areas as a method of marking territory
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
A ring-shaped muscle that is used to close and open an opening
A bundle of fibers that are used in the process of sending impulses through the body
Having a hard time urinating; pain while urinating
A localized infection, usually a lesion filled with pus. Can be large or small in size.
A medical condition involving frequent urination