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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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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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tonyb286May 08
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KrissyM87Apr 22
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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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tonyb286May 07
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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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tonyb286May 04
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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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tonyb286Apr 29
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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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By AlexLovesLola
My 12.5 year old dog, Lola, was just diagnosed with chronic kidney failure. This was based on these levels: BUN:...
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By DarbiesMom
All is very good here. It's been such a brutal winter overall and I can't say how much I have missed you all! Darbie ...
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tonyb286Mar 31
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By Earlsteffie
KrissyM87 had asked me why MSM for 'Steffie'.......I went back into my 3+inch of Texas A&M University papers and foun...
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tonyb286Mar 29
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By Earlsteffie
One thing I did not mention in my other testimony,.......PLEASE, .....Blood Tests/profile on your 'Best Friend' is CH...
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By tlmiller3607 Blank
Thank you all that have shared your stories and journey with this disease. I'm wondering if anyone has dealt with hy...
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By TinasGrandma
We were just told our 4 1/2 year old shih Tzu grandpuppy has CRF. We are looking for help with her diet. She is stil...
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By keirson
Hi All, i would really like some help regarding 12.5year old mini schnauzer Scooby. 2 weeks ago he was diagnose...
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tonyb286Feb 27
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By Hazelkumari
Hi, I am new to this group. Recently, my 14.5 year old poodle had been diagnosed with CKF, His history: ever since he...
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