I have a one and a half year old Border Collie who has unusual peeing habits. She'll pee on herself in her sleep and she constantly smells like pee. The vet didn't find any problems. She is not like other dogs in the way that she doesn't pee first thing when she goes out in the morning. Her whole cycle of waste disposal is unlike any dog I've ever seen.

I'm thinking about something along the lines of cranberry juice. Hopefully, someone has some experience with this.
Thanks in advance.
I have a one and a half year old Border Collie who has unusual peeing habits. She'll pee on herself ... thing when she goes out in the morning. Herwhole cycle of waste disposal is unlike any dog I've ever seen.

I would see another vet - usually a dog peeing on themselves in the night is caused by a medical problem. In my dog it was a hormonal imbalance brought on by spaying, that was fixed using an inexpensive drug.
Can you tell me what drug that was so I can recommend it to my vet.
Can you tell me what drug that was so I can recommend it to my vet.

Your vet should know what it is, which is why i suggested another vet.
I have a one and a half year old Border Collie who has unusual peeing habits. She'll pee on herself ... I'm thinking about something along the lines of cranberry juice. Hopefully, someone has some experience with this. Thanks in advance.

a dog peeing in its sleep is not normal. i think you need to seek out another vet who is willing to be proactive about treating this. it's not fair to her, and it's not fair to the people who have to live with a chronically stinky dog!
did they do a urinalysis to check for a bladder infection?

incontinence is not uncommon in spayed females, and like child said, it can usually be fixed with a pretty inexpensive drug.

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I have a one and a half year old Border Collie who has unusual peeing habits. She'll pee on herself in her sleep and she constantly smells like pee. The vet didn't find any problems.

The vet sometimes doesn't look for the right causes. He checks for infection, but often doesn't seem to look much further than that before assuming that it's a behavioral problem.
I've had some baton-passing with vets over similar issues. The vets say it's not medical and send them to me. I say it's not behavioral and send them back to the vet.
It has never turned out to be behavioral.
Twice it was incontinence caused by a spay. This is uncommon, but it does happen. Medication can take care of it.
Once the vet eventually did some tests and discovered that there was a structural problem with the dog's bladder.
And one time neither the vet nor I could figure it out after several trips back and forth. In discussion I found out that the incontinence started right after a change in diet. I told the owner to try switching back to the original diet. The incontinence went away. I assume there was something in the food that was affecting the dog's bladder.
Has the dog always had this problem? Can you pinpoint when it started?

Regression in potty training can have a behavioral cause. But peeing while asleep is definitely a medical issue.
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Thanks for all the replies. She has had this problem since the beginning. My wife believes there is some connection between her birthing in a chicken coop and her present condition. The farm we got her from had subpar conditions. Her demeanor is typically border collie, happy, focused and energetic. She's not a big eater, but I guess that's not uncommon for this breed.