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dog: kidney failure..energy..his favorite treat and just doesnt feel…

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my dog has been diagnosed with kidney failure, he is real tired and has no energy right now, has lost his taste for his favorite treat and just doesn't feel good, what should i do?
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Hello, I'm Dr. Bob.
Kidney failure causes toxins to build up in Sam's blood which can make him feel ill.
He needs to be on a special kidney diet, there are several, Science Diet makes k/d and other manufacturers make renal failure diets specifically aimed at reducing the build up of the toxins.
Two relatively new products, Azodyl and Epakitin, are working very well in my practice to reduce the amounts of the toxins when given regularly.
Your veterinarian should be able to help you make Sam's life better through proper treatment.
If I may be of further assistance to you please let me know.
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