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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.
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...
My Doberman Ben is only 7 1/2 years old and has stage 3-4 kidney disease. He was abused as a pup in a puppy training club and we believe...
My 121/2 year old dog was showing what I thought were old age problems. She loved her food but we were trying to lose a little weight so ...
I need to keep my dog eating. He goes off and on with the food I buy. I love to hear from any of you and your experience in helping you...
Hannah just came home from a vet visit with reports of kidney failure. We are devastated as just 3 months ago her Bun number was 30 and t...
My 16 year old dachshund was diagnosed with CKD 2 years ago. She started vomiting about 1 month ago. Her bloodwork showed very slight dec...
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