What You Need To Know About Kidney Stones In Dogs

What You Need To Know About Kidney Stones In Dogs

Advertisement Nephroliths – or kidney stones – are hard clusters that develop inside the kidneys or urinary tract. While bladder stones are more common than kidney stones in dogs, both are formed when an accumlation of salts or minerals naturally found in the urine form into clumps. Kidney stones can range from a mild inconvenience to a medical emergency. Some dogs may not show any symptoms at all. Why do some dogs develop kidney stones? Kidney stones in dogs develop when an overproduction of normal mineral salts in the urine build up into…continue reading →
How To Tell If Your Dog’s Panting Isn’t Normal

How To Tell If Your Dog’s Panting Isn’t Normal

Advertisement Like chasing tennis balls and wagging their tails, panting is one of those classic canine behaviors we’ve all learned to expect. It’s completely normal in many situations, but there are also times when a dog’s panting isn’t quite right. They do it for a number of perfectly natural reasons, but it could also be a sign your dog is suffering either emotionally or physically. It’s up to you to know the difference, but that’s harder than it sounds. Normal Panting Dogs only have sweat glands on the bottoms of their paws and…continue reading →