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Pet Urinary Health – Has Your Pet Sprung a Leak?

By September 29, 2017Uncategorized

From a leaky bladder to inappropriate soiling, urinary issues in dogs and cats can manifest itself in frustrating ways. Here are some other signs that may indicate your pet is having trouble with their urinary tract:

  • Inability to urinate or only passing a small amount of urine
  • Bloody or cloudy urine
  • Fever
  • Loss of bladder control,
  • Increased amount and/or frequency of urination
  • Straining and/or crying out in pain when trying to pass urine
  • Constant licking of urinary opening
  • Strong odor to the urine
  • Lethargy
  • Vomiting
  • Changes in appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Severe back pain
  • Increased water consumption

If you suspect your pet has a urinary issue make an appointment to see your veterinarian. This is vital if your pet has stopped urinating altogether, as this could be caused by a blockage. If our doctors do detect any potential issues you can receive a free bag of urinary diet pet food in October. (6.35-8.5lb bag while supplies last.)