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Where the stones in the kidneys or actually in the bladder?
Is she on a special diet for the stones?
Thanks for the information. Sorry about the wait. If they submitted stones, it was most likely bladder stones. Did they do bladder surgery on her?
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That type of urination behavior is usually due to inflammation of the bladder. Bladder infection is the most common cause, but bladder stones and cancer can cause it as well. I wouldn't expect bladder cancer in a 2 year old dog, so that is unlikely. She may have a bladder infection that is resistant to the Clavamox. It is possible that there was a small bladder stone that couldn't be seen on the x-rays initially but is larger enough to be detected now. Certain bladder stones cannot be seen on an x-ray either because of their composition. They can only be seen on an ultrasound. I would have your vet re-evaluate the urine again. A culture of the urine would be ideal but may show false negative results if already on antibiotics. I would also consider changing antibiotics in case it is a resistant infection. I would be a good idea to repeat the x-rays at this point or even check an ultrasound of the bladder if the x-ray doesn't show anything. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
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