I get it. He has to earn his sockless freedom. Good luck and I'll keep everything crossed for you. I also see that I asked you a question and forgot to follow up. I asked if he was intact because it's very common for intact male dogs to have prostate issues as they age, so I strongly feel it's something that the vet needs to keep an eye on. I'm sure you already know that, but you know me. I have to put it out there for people reading and not posting.