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Dr. Kara, I had talked with you a while back about my dog
Dr. Kara, I had talked with you a while back about my dog who is having kidney problems and you gave me a lot of information. I would like to ask somemore questions as the Kidneys are really bad now. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
Dr. Kara, Do you know how much of the Hills Perscription
Dr. Kara, Do you know how much of the Hills Perscription Diet K/D I should feed my 9# ***** My vet wrote out 1/3 can twice a day. Does that mean 2/3 total a day or 1/3 divided into 2 servings. Thank y… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
I have a three year old German Shepard with acute kidney
I have a three year old German Shepard with acute kidney failure... Why is aluminuim, hydroxide given? I am also giving sub q fluids 300 m,l x2.. Appetite is minimal.. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
I have talked to Dr. Kara last weekend. She suggested that I
I have talked to Dr. Kara last weekend. She suggested that I try easily digestable cat food for my pet. Hills i/d prescription diet. I am wondering if I can get a prescription for it from you. Sent so… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
hi my name is gaylene. my daughters 15 yr old male cat has
hi my name is gaylene. my daughters 15 yr old male cat has been diagnosed with early kidney disease. the vet has prescribed hills low protein wet food for h im, the problem is that he wont eat it, how… read more
Dr Aaron
Dr Aaron
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
610 satisfied customers
cat: year old neutered..Blood work recent..eating and vomiting..liver
Hello: I have a 7 year old neutered male cat. Blood work recent done, as he was not eating and vomiting. The ALT shows a result of 123 Range is 28-76 IU/L I know this is the liver function. Also his A… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
lab: My vet (banfield)..feed my..yrs old..high kidney enzimes (
My vet (Banfield) has recommended I feed my lab, 5+ yrs old Hills K/D canine dog food, which I find very expensive. She tells me she has high kidney enzimes (not abnormal yet) and that this wiil exten… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
I have a feline with renal failure. My vet wants her on aluminum
I have a feline with renal failure. My vet wants her on aluminum hydroxide phosphorus binder. Do you have one that is liquid form, tasteless and odorless. If not, can you recommend where I can obtain … read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
I have a 12 year old beagle. We went for her wellness checkup
I have a 12 year old beagle. We went for her wellness checkup last week and the doctor did a senior blood panel on her. She is fine on everything other than her liver enzymes. They were elevated. She … read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,895 satisfied customers
My dog has chronic renal failure. He is 14.5 years. At the
My dog has chronic renal failure. He is 14.5 years. At the moment he is eating very little (a tablespoon of chicken a day) and he drinks some milk. He still goes for walks and he is not incontinent ye… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
gsd: My 5 year..is having problems with diarrhea..fecal..metronidazole
Hi My 5 year old gsd is having problems with diarrhea. We have taken her to the vet and they did Blood test , a fecal exam , and a giardia test. They told us these all came out good, gave us some K- p… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Board Certified Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
19,306 satisfied customers
My 14-year-old Jack Russell has been diagnosed with chronic
My 14-year-old XXXXX XXXXX has been diagnosed with chronic kidney failure. To manage the condition it was recommended I switch his food to Hills Science Diet K/D. After over a week of trying to gradua… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
kidney..crystals..everyone at my vet has thre pets on k
what kidney levels schould concern me before i need k/d,she also has urine ph of 8.0 and triple phosphate crystals present 4-10 and it seems like everyone at my vet has thre pets on k/d or something e… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22,387 satisfied customers
cat: chronic renal failure..2.5 years old..refuses to eat the powder
my cat has chronic renal failure. she is only 2.5 years old. the vet had recommended patakin, but my cat refuses to eat the powder over the hills prescription food k/d. so, the told me to get aluminum… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
2,679 satisfied customers
dog: kidney disease..foods..feed her that would be easy..digest
my sister's dog has chronic kidney disease. She was told her dog harley has two months to live. Do you have any suggestions as to the foods she could feed her that would be easy for Harley to digest? … read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,225 satisfied customers
My 12 year old mixed lab/whippet/etc started to have incontinence
My 12 year old mixed lab/whippet/etc started to have incontinence several weeks ago. We brought her to a vet to get a Proin prescription and had to get blood and urine (cystocentesis, non-first mornin… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
dog: Last night I received an answer..my 15 year..15 year old
Last night I received an answer from Dr. Christian K (vet). I am hoping to get the same expert. I took my 15 year old dog back to the vet, as recommended by Dr. K. He has very bad kidneys. I am starti… read more
Dr. Christian K.
Dr. Christian K.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,725 satisfied customers
Okay, my dog Psycho had Lyme disease 5 years ago. Since then
Okay, my dog Psycho had Lyme disease 5 years ago. Since then I have vacinated him against lyme, for the past three years when the vet said he could be vacinated. He had a period this winter when he wa… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,550 satisfied customers
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