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Fungal Infection of Lower...

Fungi are usually found on the skin of cats and are also prevalent in the outer environment. These...

Feline Urinary Issues:...

So … you found some cat pee where it didn’t belong, and you’ve cleaned it up. What next? It’s time...

5 Signs Your Dog Has Urinary...

Cystitis, also known as bladder inflammation, can lead to straining when urinating.
 

Urinary Tract Stones (Struvite) in Cats

Urolithiasis is a medical term referring to the presence of stones in the urinary tract. Struvite is a material that is comprised of magnesium, ammonium and phosphate. These type of stones can be found in the urinary bladder, the urethra or in the kidneys.

Calcium Deposits in the Urinary Tract in Cats

Urolithiasis is described as the presence of stones in the urinary tract. When these stones are made of calcium oxalate, they are referred to as calcium deposits. In most cases the stones can be removed safely, giving the cat a positive prognosis.

Feline Urinary Issues: The Blocked Cat

Male or female, purebred or domestic shorthair, any cat can develop one of the urinary conditions that we talked about last week: Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC), stones, or infection. But when the cat in question is a neutered male — BEWARE! They are at the highest risk for developing a much dreaded veterinary emergency —...

Fungal Infection of the Lower Urinary Tract in Dogs

Fungal infections are uncommon in dogs. Fungi are usually found on the skin of dogs and are also prevalent in the environment. Because of the widespread existence of fungi in the environment, these organisms are harmless most of the time, or the body is adept at fighting off any ill effects the fungus might have. In some cases,...

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

Feline idiopathic lower urinary tract disease is a general term for disorders characterized by blood in the urine, difficult or painful urination, abnormal, frequent passage of urine, urinating in inappropriate locations (ie., bath tub), and partial or complete blockage of the urethra. This treatable condition occurs in the...

Urinary Tract / Kidney Stones (Calcium Phosphate) in Cats

When stones (uroliths) form in the urinary tract, it is referred to as urolithiasis. There are various types of these stones seen in cats -- among them, those made from calcium phosphate.

Xanthine Urinary Tract Stones in Dogs

Xanthine is a naturally occurring by-product of purine metabolism.

Bye-bye drugs! New tricks in vet surgery may trump old ways to...

Imagine your pet suffers from an insidious disease she’ll have to suffer with for the rest of her life. Next, picture a simple surgery that can fix it. No more drugs. No more side effects. No more constant testing.

What is FLUTD? Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) was formerly known as feline urologic syndrome (FUS), and is now more commonly known as feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). FIC is an infection that leads to problems within the bladder and urethra.

Feline Urinary Issues: Encouraging Litter Box Use

Once a cat has made the decision to urinate outside the litter box, it is not always easy to change his mind. First, any underlying causes must be addressed. As we talked about last week, a veterinary visit to rule out health problems is an absolute necessity. If your cat has bladder stones, changing the type of cat litter you...

Does Your Stressed Cat Really Have a Dangerous Urinary Issue?

Stress affects our cats in much the same way it affects us. What's most disconcerting, however, is that when your cat is stressed or anxious, it can impact his or her health.

Abnormal Urine Outflow Due to Urinary Bladder Dysfunction in Dogs

Vesicourachal diverticula is congenital condition in which the urachus -- embryological canal or tube connecting the placenta with urinary bladder of fetus -- fails to close.

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