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Hello! I will be sure to ask for a copy of the bloodwork tomorrow, but from what I remember, everything else was okay. (at least that's what the vet told us)
The skin issue is clearing up. She has less dark skin and it's lightening back up.
She was put on Royal Canin Renal MP. We bought both dry and canned. She attempted the canned and didn't care much for it, now won't touch it and we could never get her to eat the dry. She loves Royal Canin Mini Special Dry, but not the Renal MP Dry.
When I give her something other than the burger/rice combo, her usual Pupperoni treats when she comes in from outside or the Royal Canin Mini Special, she will become lethargic, then throw up a bit. She then shivers for a while. I usually hold her during this time until it passes. Later, she is back to normal. I have not given her her normal Little Cesars food for fear that it was hurting her so I don't know how she'd react to that, but up until 2 weeks ago, everything was fine.
Now that we are done with the antibiotics, she is not on any supplements or meds. She has been on Glyco-Flex for about 2 years for joints, but I stopped that once she started having issues with everything else. My dog is an expert at detecting pills. Even if they're crushed she'd turn her nose up at food if she knew it was in there. If I gave her fresh food, with no pill, she'd immediately eat it right up!
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Thank you so much! Would it be alright if I continue this tomorrow after our visit to the vet? I understand it will cost more and I have no issue with that. I will be sure to have lab results tomorrow. What is high for crea?
Good Morning! Well, we returned from the vet last night with some new information and actions. I didn't get a chance to ask about crea because we discussed so many other things.
Even though her eating has been less consistent over the last 2 weeks, there was no weight loss. I was happy about that. She was put on 2 meds and I wish I'd have brought the paperwork with me to remember what they are, but one began with an "A" and required refrigeration and one began with an "R".
I still cannot get her to eat the Renal Diet food so I'm going the home cooking route.
The vet also recommended weekly IV fluid treatments. She had the first one last night and by the time we got home, she seemed to feel so much better. I just hope she gets used to the needles because she didn't enjoy the actual process at all!