My puppy has a bladder infection which my vet is treating. Is this unusual?

My puppy has a bladder infection which my vet is treating. Is this unusual?

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Krista Magnifico
6 years ago

Hello Ellen, Certainly a puppy can get a urinary tract infection, BUT, every suspected urinary tract infection should be diagnosed with a urinalysis and a physical examination. I also would recommend that your puppy and another urinalysis be done before stopping the antibiotics. Make sure that you look at and discuss any of the possible reasons that your puppy might have been predisposed to the infection, specifically talk about diet, lifestyle, environment and discuss whether your puppy has any anatomical conditions that make a urinary tract infection more likely to occur. I hope this helps.Best of luck with your puppy.… Read more »