kidney disease in dogs how to treat it naturally

Kidney Disease in Dogs: How to Treat It Naturally

When Red was diagnosed with kidney issues, my first thought was how to treat kidney disease in dogs naturally.

I’ve been interested in alternative treatments for myself and then later for my pets, for quite some time. Due to various circumstances I wasn’t able to pursue that for my dogs until recently.… Read full post

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Diagnosing Kidney Disease in Dogs

Basically, kidney disease in dogs is diagnosed by measuring the levels of two waste products in the blood: blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine. A urinalysis rounds out the testing.

Here is a bit more detail.

Urinalysis

When your vet asks you to bring in a urine sample from your dog, try and get the first urine of the day – mid stream is preferable, and try and get it to the vet within a couple of hours of collection. … Read full post

answering questions about kidney disease in dogs

6 Questions Answered About Kidney Disease in Older Dogs

 

**THIS POST WAS UPDATED JUNE 1, 2018**

Quite a few of my dogs and cats have been affected by kidney issues, actually I’d have to say most of them have. Sadly, just two weeks ago I had to say goodbye to my much loved dog Red as a result of this disease. … Read full post