Urine

Chocolate Lab looking into the camera Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Does My Vet Want a Urine Sample from My Dog?
Obtaining a urine sample from your dog might not be easy, but the information your veterinarian receives from a urinalysis can be very valuable.
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Proteinuria in Cats Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Proteinuria in Cats
Why does your veterinarian want to run a urine test? Part of the reason is that your cat may have too much protein in her urine; a possible sign of cancer!
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Proteinuria in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Proteinuria in Dogs
Why does your veterinarian want to run a urine test? Part of the reason is that your dog may have too much protein in his urine; a possible sign of cancer!
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Glomerular Disease in Cats Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Glomerular Disease in Cats
Learn more about Glomerular disease, a chronic kidney disease, that can affect cats such as the Abyssinian, Siamese and Orientals.
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Glomerular Disease in Dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Glomerular Disease in Dogs
Learn more about Glomerular disease, a chronic kidney disease, that is quite common in dogs and affects both purebreds and mixed-breeds.
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Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains?
Have you ever noticed how many dogs have reddish brown staining of their fur? It occurs most commonly where tears moisten the fur around the dog’s eyes. This discoloration is caused by a chemical called porphyrin.
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Outdoor Puddles are More Dangerous Than They Appear Dog Checkups & Preventive Care
3 Ways Playing in Puddles Could be Deadly to Your Dog
Sure, it's cute when dogs jump and play around in puddles, but what you don't see is what could be lurking within. Learn about the microscopic, but dangerous, hidden health hazards.
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Pollakiuria: Why is My Dog Urinating more Often? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Pollakiuria: Why is My Dog Urinating more Often?
If your dog is urinating more often it's more than just a hassle. Learn how many diseases increased urination frequency could signify.
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Hyperparathyroidism: How this Tumor Increased One Dachshund's Thirst Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Hyperparathyroidism: How this Tumor Increased One Dachshund's Thirst
This disease can effect any breed and it all starts in the parathyroid gland. Learn just what the heck that is and what can happen when it's not working right.
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Shy cat on window sill Cat Behavior
Covered or Uncovered Litter Boxes: Do Cats Really Care?
Does your cat prefer a covered or uncovered litter box? That is the question veterinary researchers from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine examined in a study published in the April 2013 issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. The answers they found may surprise you.
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