Nutritional management of canine urolithiasis
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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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