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Kidney Failure in Dogs

Kidney Failure in Dogs   Kidney failure in dogs is more common than you may think and while it usually happens in older dogs, it can also happen is puppies and young dogs.  Renal failure can be a huge problem and knowing the signs and causes may help keep your dog on a healthy path. As dogs mature the kidneys are sometimes the first organ to wear out, and there are some things you can do to slow down or stop these processes which are easy and organic. Three Things the Kidneys are Responsible For Processing wastes like excess protein and passing it through urine The kidneys should balance the water, salts, and acids in the canine’s body Help keep the...

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Heat Stroke in Dogs - What You Should Know

Heat Stroke in Dogs – What You Should Know   Humans are not the only ones on the planet that can fall prey to heatstroke.  Dogs and other animals can find themselves in this heated situation as well.  Because many dogs live outdoors, they are more susceptible to having a heat stroke.  In fact, heat stroke in dogs happens more often than you might think. A dog’s normal temperature is already higher than humans, coming in at around 101 degrees so excessive heat and certain medical conditions can be extremely dangerous for them. Heat stroke in dogs is medically known as hyperthermia, and this usually occurs if the dog’s temperature is 106 or over.  This can be very serious and...

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