The veterinarian will usually recommend using treatment options such as a special diet and medication [N-(2-mercaptopropionyl)glycine (2-MPG)] to reduce and eliminate the stones without surgery.
Follow all recommended dietary changes and administer prescribed medication. This will help prevent a recurrence of the stones. It is also important to bring the animal back to the veterinarian's office to ensure the stones have been successfully dissolved.
There are currently no known preventive measures for this medical condition.
Waste in the blood; may also be referred to as uremic poisoning.
A medical condition in which the bladder is filled in full or in part with bladder stones.
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
A medical condition involving frequent urination
Having a hard time urinating; pain while urinating
Organic substances that aid in the creation of proteins; also the end product of the decomposition of certain proteins.