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What will happen to my maltese diagnosed with kidney disease?
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What will happen to my maltese diagnosed with kidney disease?

What will happen to my four year old maltese just diagnosed with kidney disease?
Type of Animal
:  
Dog
Age of Animal
:  
4
Sex of Animal
:  
Male
Breed of Animal
:  
Maltese
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
:  
November 19, 2010
City
:  
Seattle
State/Province
:  
WA
Country
:  
USA
Blood Test Results
:  
Showed kidney disease.
X-Ray Results
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None
Other pertinent test results
:  
Will not eat.
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Generally blood and urine tests reveal the severity of canine kidney failure and appropriate medications, traditional and/or natural are effective to treat kidney conditions so as to maintain a nice quality of life for many years.
If you are able to post and share your dogs lab tests, I am glad to review them and offer you specific suggestions regarding canine kidney therapy. Generally fluids, phosphate binders to elimination excess phosphate, B-Vitamins to boost red blood cell production and combat the anemia that usually occurs secondarily to renal disease and a good home-made or organic diet consisting of high quality, low residue protein is a good start.
Dr Carol Osborne, DVM
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