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Q. Why would my dog jump up onto my lap and pee on me? He has never done this before. He is 1 house trained and a great dog - portuguse pradog

A. Did he deliberately urinate on you or did he lose control and pee just ran out? If he lost control then the mere act of jumping into your lap could have triggered a release of the muscle that holds the urine in the bladder, and then it would have been an accident. If he deliberately peed on you, it could be a behavioral issue, that may have to be discussed with your vet. You may want to have your vet examine a fresh urine sample for bacteria/urinary tract infection also.

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

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