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I have a dog who is 8 years old and had blood test showing

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Virginia-I have a dog who is 8 years old and had blood test showing she has a high blood level of potassium. The food he is recommending is very expensive and I am unable to afford it. Is this the only alternative?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

Hello,

I am sorry to hear you are worried about your dog. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian. Your requested expert appears not to be online; can I help?

Has it been determined why the potassium is so high; does your dog have kidney disease or has he been tested for Addison's disease?

What is the food that was recommended?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I think they called FO
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

Gosh, I don't know that food. What is it meant for: kidney disease?

Has he been tested for Addison's disease? There must be an underlying reason for the high potassium.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Rebecca
Expert:  Rebecca replied 9 months ago.

How is your dog doing?