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I didn't see it happen but I think Gaby peed in her sleep, I didn't notice the pee spot until I came back in the house from taking her outside, because she didn't pee and I thought this was kinda weird....I do know she had been sleeping in that spot for a few hours, so I'm assuming she did it while sleeping, unless she did it when she woke up, but she always asks and hasn't had an accident in months....So what I'm wondering is could this be a sign of a UTI or bladder infection?
 

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i dont know about the uti none of my dogs have had one.  But I do have a funny story to make you laugh.  Several years ago we went on vacation and we took our great dane, she was probably about 5 at the time we were all asleep and next thing i know I wake up and im all wet.......OMG the first thing that went throung my mind was i pissed the bed!!! So I wake up all the way and realize it was from the knees down. Yeah my dog peed in her sleep on the hotel bed, Great Dane mind you so that was alot of pee!  So I changed to the spare bed and my husband woke up the next morning and asked why I moved beds and I said cause the dog peed in the other one.  He was so mad at me for not wakeing him up too.  I tried to explain that it was only on my side and I cleaned it up best I could, Oh he was so mad at me.    LOL so there is my dog pee story
 

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i dont know about the uti none of my dogs have had one.  But I do have a funny story to make you laugh.  Several years ago we went on vacation and we took our great dane, she was probably about 5 at the time we were all asleep and next thing i know I wake up and im all wet.......OMG the first thing that went throung my mind was i pissed the bed!!! So I wake up all the way and realize it was from the knees down. Yeah my dog peed in her sleep on the hotel bed, Great Dane mind you so that was alot of pee!  So I changed to the spare bed and my husband woke up the next morning and asked why I moved beds and I said cause the dog peed in the other one.  He was so mad at me for not wakeing him up too.  I tried to explain that it was only on my side and I cleaned it up best I could, Oh he was so mad at me.    LOL so there is my dog pee story
LOL, Your lucky you had a spare bed to jump into, it was a long night for me last night I had to wash all the covers before I could go to bed and still get up in time for work :x , but luckily it didn't penetrate through to the mattress, since I have allot of covers on the bed ....
 

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sumya peed acouple of times in her sleep.not alot but i think she was so tired she did'nt wake up to let me know she had to go.i would not worry too much unless it happens on a regular basis. silly gaby! :D
 

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I can't imagine it's a big deal if it happens once.  If it becomes a recurring problem, well then I'd get it checked out.
 

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Wow! How funny you posted this.  Friday night, we were watching a movie.  Right before, Tyson drank a lot of water.  But he didn't stand by the door to go out.  He just layed on the couch, and slept through the movie.  I wondered how he could not have to go out, but I figured he was just tired.  I went to wake him to take him out before going to bed.  I moved him, and he was laying in a puddle!!! I couldn't believe it.  He peed in his sleep.  On my brand new couch!! I have no idea why.  

So, I can relate to your story...
 

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Kaci pee'd in her sleep on our bed a couple of times when she was a puppy. Just like kids...sometimes they wet the bed.
 

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I agree with if it has only happened once, then i wouldnt worry. If it continues though i would def have her checked out!
 

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Even though it could be the starting signs of something.  I am with everyone else.  Watch and monitor it.  They can also pee in their sleep while in a deep sleep or having a dream.  A UTI presents itself more common when awake....lots of squatting and not going or only going a little bit, increase in water intake, having to go more then usual, blood in the urine or vaginal area after going....things like that..........
 

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Jetta urinated in her sleep.  She had a terrible UTI.  Two things happen when dogs have UTIs they either drink a ton of water to dilute their painful urine, or the drink hardly any water so they don't have to urinate.  Jetta's urine had blood in it and was rust colored as well as her kidneys being sore.  A urine sample taken to the vet is an easy way to rule out UTI.  Of course if its a one time occurence and you haven't noticed any changes in water consumption or urine color its probably just an "accident"  but UTIs are painful and if untreated are serious.
 

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Now that he did it, I am always checking him when he is laying on the couch.  I am a little paranoid about it. (I do think it has to do with the meds he is on for the hives he had...the label says "may cause increased urination".)
 

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That's funny I posed almost the same thing as Sharon, but when I started writing she hadn't posted yet, so sorry for the repeat!
 

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Thanks guys!, I feel better now that I've gotten a few of your opinions including Sharon's....So I will be monitoring her for a while and hoping it doesn't happen again......

This could be just me worrying again but, It just seems like she isn't drinking enough....I haven't noticed any blood in her urine, nor any excessive squatting and not going or only going a little bit.  How much should a 7 month old drink? What quantity is an average normal water intake?
 

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The amount of water is hard to judge because they all intake at differnent rates..Dogs get dehydrated faster than humans, because they expend more energy in a short amount of time and the amount of water will depend on the amount of energy.
 

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Thanks Sharon, LOL at Fiona drinking from the toilet :lol:, silly girl :) ....Gaby is drinking an average of 3 1/2 - 4 cups a day, but no toilet water for her :lol:  so I guess shes fine as far as water consumption goes....If this does come up again I will definitely have a few tests run to rule out UTI/bladder issues, and congenital renal.
 
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