Catching dog kidney infection at an early stage

Detecting a dog’s kidney infection at an early stage is critical as, left untended, it may lead to kidney failure.

Treatment at an early stage usually means oral antibiotics and a re-test in a few weeks to make sure the infection is gone.  Just like with people, it is important to do the entire course of treatment that is prescribed by your veterinarian.

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Beautiful reminders after your dog or cat’s death

Over the years, I have read many words meant to comfort the loss of an animal companion.  Some helped.  Some not so much.  I know it is a subjective thing.

But I recently saw a page on www.olddoghaven.org that really spoke to me deeply and I wanted to share it.  There is a great deal of wisdom and truth here and well-written.  It is not easy to put these feelings into words.

Here is the link:

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ThePetCheckup pet urine test especially helpful in extreme weather conditions

With the excessively warm weather that many of us are enduring, it is important to keep a close eye on our pets.

In the high humidity, most dogs and cats are pretty lethargic – spending more time sleeping and resting.  It is important to make sure that there is not an underlying cause for the lethargy such as a kidney or urinary tract infection.

Using ThePetCheckup monthly is important any time of year, but especially so in extreme weather conditions that could be masking a potential problem.

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