Q. Hi. Our dog that we rescued and have had for a few months now pees when he's nervous. We don't acknowledge it but it's very frustrating.

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A. How old is he? Is he neutered? Any recent changes in the household? In what situations does he urinate? I would take him to see a vet to rule out any medical causes, such as a UTI, kidney disease, or prostate disease. If all is well I would make sure he is neutered. Lastly, if it is behavioral, he may grow out of it. I would make sure you are not scolding him when he does it, and continue positively reinforcing appropriate urination. Other than that, we need to know a little bit more about the situations in which he does it to possibly modify behavior.

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