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Urinating Frequently (Polyuria) Can Be a Sign of Serious Disease in Pets
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
FAQ's on Dog Diseases & Conditions
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Q. If my pet urinates frequently, is it cause for alarm?
 
A. A calico cat in her litter box
There are many reasons a dog or cat may urinate more than normal. The medical term for this condition is 'polyuria.' The most common causes of polyuria include:

Because of the seriousness of some of these conditions, a dog or cat urinating and/or drinking more than normal should be seen by a veterinarian as soon as possible.


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