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Lactic Acid Build-Up in Dogs



Lactic acidosis is often severe, requiring aggressive therapy. Prescribed treatment by your veterinarian will be dependent upon the location of the underlying medical cause. The ability of your dog's body to clear lactis acid will be a reasonable indicator of the therapy's success, and will determine your dog's ability to survive and recover from the condition.


Living and Management


To increase the odds of a healthy recovery, it is important to observe your dog's ongoing response to treatment. There are some potential complications to lactic acidosis, including the development of multiple organ failure, and a higher mortality rate.



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