Kidney Disease in Pets
The white papers section has been updated with "The Silent Killer (pdf)." This cleanly formated, seven page report combines our earlier four part series on chronic renal failure, (CRF) also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD).
(All white papers are for personal use only.)full article »
published on February 6 2016 Tags: crf, diagnosis, kidneys, CKD
The Silent Killer (recommendations)
This is part four of a multipart entry on the subject of Chronic Renal Failure in dogs and cats..
The previous three installments of this series have focused primarily on cats and dogs who have already developed chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this final part I would like to focus more on what pet parents can do to mitigate the onslaught of this disease.full article »
published on November 19 2015 Category: medical - Tags: crf, ckd, kidneys, protein, phosphorus, urine
The Silent Killer
It is the leading cause of death of cats. It is one of the top causes of death of dogs. And yet many pet owners - dog owners in particular - are unaware of chronic renal failure. What is it? What are the symptoms and how is it diagnosed? Is there any treatment? Perhaps even more important, what can be done to reduce its effect and prolong a pet's life?
This is part one of a multipart entry on the subject of Chronic Renal Failure in dogs and cats.full article »
published on September 29 2015 Category: medical - Tags: crf, arf, kidneys