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Size of this dog's bladder?
March 12, 2012 5:34 PM   Subscribe

Dog/veterinary filter: What would be the normal size and/or volume of the bladder of a 35-pound, adult, female Wheaten terrier?
posted by mikeand1 to Pets & Animals (4 answers total)
 
Are you asking because the dog seems to be peeing too much, too often, or not enough? Or are you trying to determine how long the dog can go between pee breaks?
posted by elizeh at 7:21 PM on March 12, 2012


I'm asking for a friend. The dog recently had part of her bladder wall removed, and he wants to know how much smaller it is. I didn't ask why.
posted by mikeand1 at 7:36 PM on March 12, 2012


Normal urine out put in a normal healthy dog who OS adequately hydrated is 0.5ml/kg/hr. So my guess is your friend's dog is around 8ml/hr. Of course this is very variable
posted by OsoMeaty at 9:11 AM on March 13, 2012


Whoops, misunderstood the question! But my guess for total volume of the bladder might be around 18-24ml? Total guess.
posted by OsoMeaty at 9:15 AM on March 13, 2012


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