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Viewing all posts found for user crestiemom
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Posted on: 12:09:28 PM 3/12/2008

Salicylate is an aspirin derivative and has anti-inflammatory properties (NSAID), extended use can be toxic to dogs, especially if not given in the proper dosages, and are particularly contraindicated in dogs with liver and renal issues.

Posted on: 11:26:35 AM 3/11/2008

Pepto should not be given to dogs/cats, it contains salicylate which can cause or exacerbate renal problems. Poor little dog, there are things that could have been done to extend it's life if only the owners had thought to have a blood panel run! H...

Posted on: 11:47:09 PM 3/1/2008

I recommend you consider joining the K9KidneyDiet yahoo group, they have LOADS of information on Cushing, can recommend diet issues, medical testing, etc. They are a vast wealth of knowledge. I have a 5.5 yr old

Posted on: 11:34:20 PM 3/1/2008

You need to get this dog to the vet ASAP, the dog can dehydrate very quickly.

Posted on: 5:11:40 PM 2/25/2008

There are things you can do to help her, first by getting her to the vet and having blood work done and intensive fluid therapy started. Kidney failure dogs routinely stop eating, it's up to us to find a diet that works for them (which generally mea...

Posted on: 4:03:57 PM 2/25/2008

1. how many dogs do you rescue yearly ?( guestimate is ok, whole group number is ok also)
I, personally, take in anywhere for 10-15 per year of my main breed (I recently started doing Chi rescue too and the numbers of them in rescue is mind b...

Posted on: 3:14:59 PM 2/25/2008

I assume there was a reason for placing her on "kidney" food to begin with and, therefore, this dog needs to be seen by a vet as soon as possible as he/she may be in kidney failure. Is the dog drinking an inordinate amount (or not drinking)? Is the...

Posted on: 7:38:46 PM 2/16/2008

Has an endoscopy been done to rule out IBS?

Posted on: 7:24:21 PM 2/16/2008

Get your puppy to the vet...most likely this is a case of digestive problems due to food change or possibly coccidia from stress (not uncommon), but it's not something you should guess at. This pup needs to be put on medicine and a very bland diet (...

Posted on: 4:25:29 PM 2/8/2008

Sounds like a staph infection. Take your dog back to teh vet and have a skin scrape done to confirm; if so, the dog should be put on Simplief for at least 21 days.

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