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Monday, May 29, 2017

Kidney Disease And Prescription Kibble

At the Natural Canine Health Symposium (NCHS) in 2014, Dr Jodie Gruenstern gave a talk on kidney disease. She talked about why it’s not a good idea to feed kidney diet prescription kibbles and canned foods.

There’s a one in ten chance* your dog will be affected by kidney disease in her lifetime.
And kidney disease is life-threatening.
It’s easy to miss early warning signs that your dog may have problems with her kidneys. And by the time signs of illness appear, 75 percent or more of the kidneys’ function may already be lost.
Early diagnosis is key. It allows you to stop the disease from progressing through diet and supplementation.
And unlike what conventional veterinarians will tell you, that doesn’t mean feeding an expensive prescription diet.
We’ll get to diet later. Let’s take a look at the kidneys first and go over warning signs you should look out for.
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