I tried giving him broth and then some Pepto but that didn’t help so I bought some pumpkin baby food and gave him two tablespoons. My dog had loose stools and was not himself for several days. Fresh pumpkin might be a good solution as well, but we do not have any experience using that.
My 6 years old husky has blood test readings of 4.5 CREA and 44 BUN. It can be frustrating to see all the work in house training a dog go in reverse, but the ibuprofen would have had an effect on his nervous system as well leading to the incontinence; unfortunately I am unable to say if he will regain control of his bladder or not, but it is early days and a wait and see approach should be taken. I understand that you are cutting back on Fletcher’s water because of the incontinence, but he needs regular access to fluids because of the poisoning event he went through. He also drinks a lot of water, but we are trying to limit to cups in the morning and 2 cups at lunch of water.
I feel guilty that I did not get her put down earlier, particularly the day before after I had found her outside. I am having a really difficult time coming to terms with the way she died. In the car she was so weak she couldn’t raise her head, but she tried to get up a little from the vet’s table before she was put down. The next morning (Sunday) as soon as I could I took her to the vet.
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Besides being a bad habit, greasy, spicy and fatty foods can upset your pet’s stomach resulting in indigestion and diarrhea. Offer not valid on all or select products in the following categories: live pets; canned, fresh or frozen foods; select cat litters.
“I always recommend that my patients follow a simple four-step processes to maintaining healthy teeth and gums for their pets: annual dental check-ups, brush your pet’s teeth daily for 30 seconds (do not use human toothpaste), provide appropriate chew toys and feed some dry food daily. In conclusion, if your dog or cat is the kind that gobbles and swallows their food whole, it’s not recommended that you feed it with Greenies or even other types of chew treats
Drinking large quantities of water will cause frequent urination, but the urine is not eliminating toxins as it used to. We’ll never share or sell your info, it’s just between us. Keeping a pet should be fun – let us help you keep it that way!
There are many different factors which will contribute to the prognosis including: severity, cause, kidney function tests and general health (apart from the kidneys). He has been drinking water but no interest in food since Tuesday. He just doesnt seem like a dog that should be put to sleep in a days time. I took him to the vet the next day to be told he didnt have long and that when he stops urinating completely I was to take him back in to put him to sleep.
Low platelet count isn’t surprising as both the liver and kidney produce a hormone called thrombopoietin which stimulates platelet production; other factors may also have an impact on platelet levels. The important question is ‘what is the underlying cause for the kidney and liver failure?’, there are many different causes and determine and managing the underlying condition is critical for management of the condition as a whole; also, dietary management, supportive and symptomatic care is also important. Today the doc said that her levels were higher than previous day. They sent me home on the same day with amoxicillin and IV bag. Bacteria are all around, you cannot escape them; immunosuppressed animals or geriatric animals are more prone to infections than younger ones; soil can harbour a variety of pathogenic bacteria, it all depends on an animal’s overall health.