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How urgent is a UTI in dogs?

We think my puppy has a UTI; she's house-trained but she keeps having accidents, keeps signaling to go out but not going, and last night she peed in bed with my partner. Do we go to the emergency vet? ...
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Puppy Pee Schedule: If not relieved post mealtime, will it lead to a UTI?

My partner has cautioned me that if we don't take our 6 month old puppy outside to pee within 30 minutes after mealtime, he's at risk for developing an urinary tract infection! I've searched all ...
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What is the suitable diet for Feline Urethral Obstruction?

My male cat had just a little operation to remove a 'crystal' which blocked him from peeing. After that the vet nurse advised me to strictly cut any food apart from certain Virbac dry food brand ...
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Cat with kidney disease

My cat Jack, aged 11, had skin condition about April 1st. Mange was diagnosed and treated over three week period. It seemed fine and then he fell ill again. Vet thought it was respiratory infection ...
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Cephalexin vs amoxicillin in treating urinary tract infections in feline

My cat has a urinary tract infection and the vet prescribed 25mg/kg cephalexin to cure it. I’m curious whether there is a reason to choose cephalexin over amoxicillin in this situation. Can I change ...
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Does cranberry help cats with urinary crystals

My cat recently had urinary crystals. I've been told cranberry capsules are good for helping clear them up. Is there any evidence to support this?
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Grain-free Options for Preventing Struvite Crystal Formation

My adult male cat was treated for FLUTD and our vet recommended that I feed him Royal Canin's Feline Urinary SO dry kibble and canned food from here on out. Both of these contain cereal grains. ...
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Cat pees outside of litter box while being treated for urinary tract infection

Our cat box sits on top of a big shallow tray. We put that there to catch loose litter. Our 12 year old cat now pees outside of the box (on the tray) 95% of the time. The other times she’ll pee in ...
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Is Cystone effective against UTI?

Is Cystone effective against UTI (urinary tract infection)? Background: The vet prescribed Cystone and Tavanic for my dog's UTI. I personally had issues with medicines labeled as herbal—like Cystone—...
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Our kitten has had constant urinary issues after an initial urinary infection, vet bills are exorbitant. Advice?

We got a kitten that was dribbling pee everywhere, crying and struggling when he peed, and constantly licking his groin. We noticed he rarely urinated, and that he would not drink water from bowls, a ...
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10 yo cat prone to cystitis (probably stress related)

As the question says, we have a 10 year old cat (spayed) about 4kg who seems prone to cystitis. This is her second occurrence we know of. Last time was about 3 months ago and we might not have ...
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What causes urinary stones in cats?

So, my cat recently underwent surgery for urinary stones. Luckily, the veterinarian caught it early and he is now doing well. I am wondering if this can be caused by diet, or lifestyle, etc. Also, ...
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Food for cat with urinary problems?

I have a cat that recently was hospitalized with a urinary blockage. The vet put him on a prescription food for urinary care that comes in both wet and dry varieties. He doesnt like the dry, so we've ...
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Cat: Weight Management & Bladder Stones

Our 13 year old male tabby cat had two kinds of bladder stones a couple of years ago. He had surgery for the stones, all were removed, and there's been no issue with the stones returning since then. ...
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Amoxicillin dosage and length of treatment for cat?

(I run a small cat sanctuary and am currently between vets. I'm trying to learn to do some basic treating on my own. I know when a cat is sick enough to call a vet so please don't just tell me to go ...
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Urinary S/O cat food

Is there any difference between urinary S/O wet cat food and urinary S/O dry cat food? My cat had crystals and the vet said to give him the wet food as it was better for him. I was just wondering if ...
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My cat might have a bladder stone. What can I expect?

I recently took my cat to the vet because he seemed to be having some discomfort with using the litter box. The doctor discovered some blood in his urine and wants to do an x-ray to see what's going ...