I have to get a urine sample from our dog. LOL!

United States
August 28, 2007 12:04pm CST
How the heck can I do this is beyond me! Something is wrong with him because he has been going piddle on the bathroom floor instead of going outside when the sliding door in the dining room is open for him all day long. So I called the vet to see if I could get an appointment for him for today and she said to come in at 2;15 p.m. And that they would need a urine sample. I have never heard of that before, so I asked her how the heck do I do that? Do I Wait for him to go on the floor again and then get it that way? She said no and that I should walk him on a leash and use a pie pan or something to catch the urine. LOL this is too funny! Then she said if you can't get one just bring him there and before letting him out of the car to go inside and get her and she will try to get it for me. Well I have decided to take that route instead. I just thought I would share this little tidbit with you all and if anyone has any other ideas please let me know. LOL!
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11 responses
28 Aug 07
LOL ive never heard this one before, but i would reccomend taking youre dog out on a walk, and just tying a small plastic bag around the end of his nadger, get it that way... Well i hope i have helped you.
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
28 Aug 07
OWWWW! hahahaha!!
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28 Aug 07
it wouldnt hurt him
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• United States
29 Aug 07
oww is right and not only for me but for my dog!!! FOR me cus he would surely bite my freekin hand if i tried that! LOL!
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@quatelmon (955)
• United States
28 Aug 07
LOL....That is pretty funny, but I've heard of that before. Thankfully, I haven't had to do this with any of my animals. Good luck! I mean, the pie pan thing really sounds like the best way to go about collecting the sample. Maybe you could just swab some up from the bathroom floor. LOL.
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
28 Aug 07
I'd give my Buster a cup and say, here ya go buddy. The Dr wants you to pee in his coffee. HAHAHA! I have never even though of the possibility of getting a urine collection from a pet. YIKES! I have a hard time carrying a bag for his doo doo on walks yet alone a pie pan to collect his pizz. HAHAHA! Thanks for the laugh and all. Good luck also. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
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• United States
29 Aug 07
LOL! Thanks grandpa Bob! And BTW it was easier than I thought it would be!
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
29 Aug 07
It was easy you say? What did you do pee in a pie pan yourself? HAHA!! J/K
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• United States
29 Aug 07
LMAO!!!!!!!!! That would of been too easy! But good idea though LOL! I took disposable pan (with the 3 or 4 inch edges with me) and as soon as he got out of the car I walked him to do his business and when he lifted his leg I put the pan under his you know what LOL!!!!!!!!!!!! Omgosh! I am ROTFLMAO! And They said I only needed a few drops but by the time he was done I had at least a cup full LOL!
• United States
28 Aug 07
yikes! what a pain! anything dealing with your pets like that is hard. i had to get stool samples from my cats a few years back...i was like WHAT? i mean that would be much easier than a urine sample, but i still didn't want to do it! haha! ah, pets, gotta love em!
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• United States
29 Aug 07
Yes I agree a stool sample is much easier and thanks frecklelip334!
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@CatsandDogs (13964)
• United States
29 Aug 07
After reading some of your responses, I'm feeling a wee bit of an odd ball! LOL Because I've had to do the same thing! Soooo don't feel like you're alone for you're not! My male cocker spaniel didn't lift his hind legs but meerly leaned forward, kind of like stretching his hind legs towards the back and when he did that I put a sample cup under his wee wee and got the sample! LOL Oh the things we do for our pets!
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• Canada
29 Aug 07
Ugh I can't imagine trying to get a urine sample from my pet and can't imagine how hard this would be . I remember when they thought my little one had an infection and told me I had to bring in a sample , I had a hard enough time trying to do this without having to bring in a sample from my pet lol . I would be like you and just take him back in and let them get the sample , save you the hassle and save you from having your dog think you were crazy lol . Best of luck , I have never heard of this before but it is funny .
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@Debs_place (10525)
• United States
28 Aug 07
I have a guy who was a stud for a guide dog organization and that is what we have to do for his annual physical. He pees on his walks..I also bring along a bottle, and a plastic bag, then I pour the pee in a bottle and dispose of the pan in the bag. easier then walking a dog with a pan full of pee.
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• United States
29 Aug 07
That is something else! How do you go about something like that? It sounds like a process from your description! Let us know how it goes. Also - wear gloves! HAhahaa...I would, I'm squeemish and have a weak stomach!
• United States
29 Aug 07
It was nopt hard to do it all I accomplished it on the first try! Thanks celestialceece!
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• United States
29 Aug 07
I'm glad it wasn't too bad - you sound like you know what you are doing! You're my hero of the day, because being a petowner is sometimes a thankless job...of course the pets appreciate it! I know, I have several pets, a dog - and two black cats!
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@touchnshine (2821)
• India
29 Aug 07
Oops that is so funny, silly and strange .. I am learning a new thing today from you about dogs. The behaviour of your dog is also very strange. Let's see what the vet has to say after the urine test report :)
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@twoey68 (13651)
• United States
29 Aug 07
I never heard of this before. I had a dog for 10 years and was never asked to get a urine sample. I'd definately let her do it...as long as she didn't hurt the little dog. Have a great day!! AT PEACE WITHIN
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@Calais (10900)
• Australia
29 Aug 07
Its quite common and very esy to do..I have had to do this many times... I just took my dog somewhere new, like out the front and because of the place being new they automatically want to pee on it, so its easy just to chove the dish under and catch some.