Posts Tagged: chronic renal disease
Kidney Disease in Pets
As in humans, the kidneys play an important role in the overall health of our pets. Apart from making urine, kidneys are responsible for regulating the balance of electrolytes in the body, keeping blood pressure in check, and the production of hormones that aid in calcium metabolism and red blood cell production.
While a diagnosis of kidney disease in our pet is understandably alarming, with proper care, this disease is usually manageable over the long term.Continue…