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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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Hello, Last night our adopted 7 year old was found to have Lyme Disease and in turn has CKD. I don't have much detail as far as value...
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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...
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I have a 14 yo female lab who was diagnosed with kidney disease last year after we noticed she was drinking more than usual. The vet gav...
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Hi, I'm new to this forum and would like to seek some guidance to my dog's condition. I've a 16 year old shiba inu that was diagnosed wit...
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My 17 year old woofer has just been released after three days of being in the vets. The diagnosis is not good. I have the blood results I...
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Thank you all for sharing your stories and knowledge here! My 9 yo Shih Tzu, Berkley was just diagnosed with CKD. I brought him to the ho...
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Our Scottish Terrier, Mary, was taken to the vet for shaking, vomiting, and poor appetite a little over a week ago. She would drink wate...
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My Toy Pomeranian has been on heart medication for an enlarged heart and related coughing/fluid build up since the age of 4. He was diagn...
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Hi Everyone, My 15yr. old male, neutered, Pekingese, Petey, was recently diagnosed with Stage 3 renal failure. He does have some othe...
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My Sheltie, Sadie was DX'd with early stage CKF in Sept. She is a rescue dog, so I am unsure of her age. Likely, she is between 11 and...
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I have a 3.5 year old yellow lab that was recently limping, so she was taken to the vet and they did blood work and the blood work sugges...
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My 13 yr old Cardigan Corgi died 08/20/17 after a bout with pancreatitis, kidney failure and a enlarged prostate. About 2.5 weeks in tota...
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My yorkie was diagnosed with kidney disease the last of July 31st. His BUN was 74, Creatinine 2.3 and Phosphorus was normal. We were told...
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I took her in for a check up on Monday, July 3rd. Other than a dry nose she showed no signs that she was ill until that Sunday night when...
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Hello everyone, My baby got diagnosed with ckd about 4 months ago. He looked very sick and had no interest in his food. He then got put ...
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Hi Tony, I found this website after my dog was diagnosed with ckd less than a week ago. My baby is 13 and half, Lhasa Apso, female, fixe...
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My 4.5 year old female standard goldendoodle was diagnosed with stage 3 CKF recently. We found out yesterday that it's due to renal dyspl...
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My Shiba Inu will be 4 years old in July. He went in for an annual teeth cleaning and the vet called to tell me that his levels in his ki...
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My 5 year old dog, Harper was just diagnosed with stage 3 kidney failure this week.This hit us seemingly fast. Sunday night she was throw...
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Hi Tony, My Dog Zoey shih tzu 10 yrs old was diagnosed with kindey failure (Chronic on Acute) on Thursday 04/27/2017. I never knew she ha...
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