About 3% of female dogs in the UK have urinary incontinence, and a large study published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice found associations between UI risk and both breed and the age at which dogs were spayed. The rate of UI is highest among dogs spayed before turning 6 months old and in certain breeds, including Irish setters, Dalmatians, Hungarian vizslas, Doberman pinschers and Weimaraners.
Breed, age at spay linked to urinary incontinence risk
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