my dog maddy is six years old, she has started drinking a lot more water…

my dog maddy is six years old, she has started drinking a lot more water than she did. She is also going out to pee, more often and also a couple of times at night. why do you think she is doing this?

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Christina Chambreau
6 years ago

Maddy could have many different ailments (bladder infection, cushings, diabetes, kidney, etc) or there may be another explanation. Have you changed her diet recently?  If you are still feeding processed and not fresh food, the company may have been sold and the ingredients changed (even though the label is the same – you would not know). have you started using any chemicals in the home she may be licking? Is your house suddenly very very dry? Because of circumstances, is she very nervous or upset?  all of these can cause a temporary increase in thirst.  Also, check the early warning… Read more »