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Chronic Kidney Failure in Dogs Group

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.
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My name is Alexa, I have an 8 year old heeler is active, seemed healthy, & happy. But that's not the case, on monday 03/29/21 Bo jumped i...
01.19.2021 my Bonnie is shy of 11 years. She is a wheaten terrier. About 10 to 14 days ago she started feeling under the weather. I thoug...
When I returned home last week from a vacation, I found that my 2-year-old Australian Shepherd, Lucy, was extremely ill. She was lethargi...
My puppy (12 years) has heart failure which is currently managed and now she had kidney failure. Dr.says the creatinine is not that high ...
My pup cannot go through anesthesia but I am thinking that his teeth are an additional burden to his kidneys. But I dont want to start gi...
I wanted to share my experience with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with my dog and hope it helps others. This is quite long. My dog pas...
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