• My dog has all of the sudden marking and peeing around certain areas of our house (rugs specifically). It's gotten worse over the last couple of months. Is this behavioral or something with the Kidneys that could be more concerning? He shows no signs of pain and his personality and energy levels are the same.

    Hi Samantha,
    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian. While peeing in the house can be a behavioral issue there are also some underlying medical issues that can cause this. These include diabetes, kidney disease, or a urinary tract infection. If there is an underlying medical issue, it will need to be treated prior to trying to change the behavior. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of this after they have examined him. They will likely recommend some lab work to diagnose or rule out any underlying cause.


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