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What can I give my 11 lb 8 year old Male Chihuahua. stones.

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What can I give my 11 lb 8 year old Male Chihuahua. For bladder stones. I can't afford surgery. Please help
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 9 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. i am sorry to hear about your chihuahua. Do you have any idea if the vet knows what type of stones your dog has? Some stones (struvite) can be dissolved with a special prescription diet as well as treating any concurrent UTI's. Other stones (oxalate) cannot be dissolved and the only way to remove is surgically.