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Nicola Ackerman
The Veterinary Nurse, Vol. 7, Iss. 1, 24 Feb 2016, pp 12 - 17

Urolithiasis in dogs can be a complex multifactorial disorder, and may require
different approaches in order to aid in the reoccurrence of crystals and stones.
Careful identification of the urolith present is required in order to make the best
judgement regarding the type of management, surgical or medical. Medical
management centres on the diet of the animal. Each urolith will have an optimum
management regimen, but as many urolith can comprise a combination of
different minerals a compromise may be required. Careful monitoring throughout
is needed.

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