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Dog Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones in Dogs Kidney stones in dogs, or Nephrolithiasis, are characterized by the presence of stones, or renal calculi. The urinary system is responsible for removing liquid wastes from the dog’s body, and since a percentage of the mineral wastes are only a little soluble, crystals might form. When it takes a prolonged time for the crystals to move through the urinary system, interaction might occur, and kidney stones can then be…

Cat Lower Urinary Tract Disease

…more likelihood of kidney diseases a urine culture is also needed.Treatment Treatment of the symptoms will depend on the underlying condition. Infections of the urinary tract can be treated with antibiotics. Blockage and bladder stones can be surgically and medically treated. Cats with urinary crystals can be treated with behavior modification (increase water consumption, etc.), as well as medications. If a cat is in kidney failure, treatment…

Cat Urinary Tract Infection

…type of infection quite regularly and male cats are more prone to it than females. The causes are usually due to the metabolism and PH levels, instead of an acid PH your cat will have a very low PH and crystals will then form. These crystals then cause rough jagged grit in your cats urinary tract and irritate the walls of the bladder creating a breeding ground for bacteria. Once the bacteria begin to fester then your cat will experience a urine…

Dog Bladder Cancer

…the neck area of the bladder. A malignant tumor is found near this location, obstructing the flow of urine from the ureters into the bladder. Though it generally begins in the bladder, TCC can spread to the lungs, liver, kidneys, and other vital organs. Most dogs have a poor outlook by the time this bladder cancer is diagnosed.Causes of Bladder Cancer There is no exact cause of any form of bladder cancer in dogs. As far as TCC is concerned, some…

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