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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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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...
Hi Tony! I've been voraciously reading your group's postings/answers. My dog was perfectly fine with SLIGHT high BUN (35-38). I put her o...
I have a 11 months years old golden retriever. Her name is gogoma which means sweet potato in korean. She is a really sweet dog. She was ...
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...
I have a sweet and wonderful JRT named Topsy who is 16 1/2 now. Her kidney numbers have been elevated for several years but the progress...
Hi Tony,not sure you would remember my dog, but I joined this forum last April when my Toto was diagnosed with kidney failure stage 03. Y...
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