Articles with kidney failure

Kidney Failure in Dogs: What Happens In The Dog’s Body When The Kidneys Fail To Function Properly?

Kidney Failure in Dogs: What Happens In The Dog’s Body When The Kidneys Fail To Function Properly?

Last time, I talked about (and hopefully clarified) some of the confusing terminology associated with diseases affecting the canine kidney. I touched upon the basics of both acute kidney failure (or acute kidney injury, and chronic kidney failure. Today, I’d like to go over what all this means for the dogs in our lives. In other words, what happens to…

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Veterinary Highlights: What about Dialysis?

Just the other day hubby and I were talking about all the advances in veterinary medicine and that there are very few things human medicine has to offer which veterinary medicine does not. OVC is the first in Canada to offer continuous renal replacement therapy to help treat acute kidney failure. Dialysis is the process of removing waste products and…

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