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Chronic Kidney Failure in Dogs User Group
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A group for information and discussion and for emotional support for owners and companions of dogs with Chronic Kidney Failure. This is a complex and traumatic illness and affects about a third of all dogs over the age of 12yrs. While there is (as yet) no cure for this disease, there are things that can be done to improve and extend the quality of life for our best friends - and when all else fails, there are people that have traveled this path already that can offer empathy and support to grieving owners. If you wish to ask questions or talk about a particular dog, please head your thread with your dog's name, as this will help identify the discussion.

Founded by tonyb286 on June 3, 2014
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tonyb286Jun 06
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By Zoeys_Mum
We have a beautiful, very adored 3 year old Black Lab that is in the final stages of Renal Failure. I am slowly comin...
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By bDeLiCiOuS23
Our dog Gucci is a 3 1/2 yo Min Pin who was diagnosed with renal kidney failure 2 years ago. Now, I've been reading ...
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By tonyb286
Dogs with kidney disease invariably also have a damaged immune system and an intolerance to some products, which mean...
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tonyb286Jun 01
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By Berkli
I have a 9 year old Redbone Coonhound who just spent 3 nights at the vet with IV fluids in for severe kidney disease....
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By rbt3
It has been a year since my English Setter of 8 years of age was diagnosed with CKD. His numbers have remained steady...
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tonyb286May 24
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By tonyb286
Tremors of the body and legs, shaking and different degrees of seizure are very common at various stages of kidney di...
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By DarbiesMom
Dear ALL:) It's been so long. My love and best wishes to my friends and new members who have joined this forum. Th...
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By KrissyM87
About three weeks ago found out my best friends numbers were off the charts. First vet suggested euthanasia, second g...
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tonyb286May 08
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By pepsibaby
Hello, just an FYI. If you are like me, you have spent thousands already on treatment and tests for your pups Kidn...
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tonyb286May 08
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By Earlsteffie
Hi Tony, I've had a chance to read all your articles, including the one concerning the loss of our Friends. You have ...
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By Ay1973
Hi Everyone, glad to have found this group. My almost 14 year old Westie was diagnosed with kidney disease in October...
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By pepsibaby
Okay, My little 4 lb 10 yr old Yorkie has Heart Disease and now they determined he also has Kidney Disease. I don't k...
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By Lalasoupy
My 16 year old corgi was diagnosed with CRF a month ago today. He has never had any health problems and is in great ...
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By cj1085
The weekend of April 25, 2015, we noticed our 6 year old spayed female dog (Matilda) was vomiting and not eating. On...
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By Earlsteffie
I happened across this site a couple of days ago, and I was quite impressed with the moderators, such as Tony. It tak...
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By Earlsteffie
I came to the conclusion years ago that Dogs(As with the all the animal kingdom,....excluding humans) were way more i...
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tonyb286Apr 29
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By TWhizz
My Millie who is a very fit (she outruns most dogs in the park!) 11 year old mongrel has very early stages of kidney ...
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By johnyf
as long as there is a God in heaven above I will not euthanize my dog! maybe I got too close to my buddy/best frie...
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tonyb286Apr 01
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By DogBlog
Hi Tony......I still read this forum quite frequently and wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for continu...
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By Earlsteffie
High Triglycerides were detected in 'Steffie' long before her UPC and MA(Microalbuminuria) showed Chronic Kidney dise...
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