How to Express a disabled dog's bladder
This is an example on how to express the disabled dog's bladder. Prop the dog in a standing position with their feet flat on the ground. Either place the dog facing you or facing away from you. In this video, you will see the dog face the woman, as it works best for expressing her dog in that direction. Males should be faced away from you, as you do not want to have him urinate on you. Place both of your hands on the sides of the bladder. Keep in mid the bladder is known to move. The bladder is located directly under the dog's hind legs. The bladder should feel like a swollen area, or a balloon. Your hands should form an upside down triangle around the bladder, with the tips of both hands nearly touching. Your fingers should be placed close together and appear flattened. Press firmly and hold for several seconds. Once the bladder starts expressing, don't stop in midstream, but continue pressure until you feel that you got the last drop. You should try the process a few times to make sure you empty the bladder completely, as urinary tract infection can result from unexpressed urine.