kidney disease in dogs

Dog Health Treatment & Advice : How to Treat Kidney Disease in Dogs

When a dog’s kidneys don’t function properly, toxins build up in the blood causing serious health issues. A good diet is the main preventitive for canine kidney disease. One way to spot kidney disease in dogs is if you notice that tour dog is drinking and urinating more than usual.

To treat kidney disease in dogs, which is not preventable or curable, a veterinarian would put the pet on a low phosphorous and low protein diet, adding in omega-3 fatty acid supplements. Care for a dog with kidney disease usinghealth information from a veterinarian in this free video on pet care. Expert: Dr. Aimee Beger Bio: Dr. Aimee Beger works for McClintock Animal Care Center in Tempe, Ariz. Filmmaker: Ryan Quinn

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