Treatment for patients suffering from kidney disorders is often supportive or symptomatic. Without a kidney transplant, there is no cure for developmental or congenital kidney disease. Dogs with high blood pressure should be switched to a low salt diet, and dogs with chronic kidney failure should have phosphorous restricted and their protein intake moderately restricted.
Your veterinarian will schedule follow-up appointments for your dog to monitor the progression of the kidney disease. Animals with developmental or congenital kidney disease should not be bred; neutering is highly advised under these conditions.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Eliminating or the material that has actually been eliminated
The amount of pressure applied by the blood on the arteries.
The result of a malignant growth of the tissue of the epithelial gland.
A condition in which growth and development are not up to normal standards