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Mabel

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  1. Thank you tbhounds! She finished the metro on Dec 2. I had put her on a home cooked diet, but since we switched her to hills kd over a week ago, her stools have been normal. I palipatated her thyroid but am not sure if I'd notice a lump or not. I will check past kidney values. Along with excessive drinking and urinating, her appetite has been poor and she's been losing weight. She’s also had some fecal incontinance for over a year attributed to back end weakness. While the fi hasn’t gotten worse, her back end weakness seems to have worsened lately. Not sure if that’s related.
  2. We can't figure out what's wrong with my (almost) 12 year old greyhound. I took her to the vet 3 weeks ago with diarrhea. Metronidazole 500mg and subcutaneous fluids didn't help. Soon after, she started drinking lots of water and became incontinent. If I don't make her go out every 2 hours (longer at night), she will pee in her bed. After another visit last week, my vet suspected mild azotemia and renal insufficiency. Her specific gravity (refractory) was 1.020; no protein in urine; BUN was 37; and CRE was 2.0. The vet wanted keep her overnight and do an IV fluid diuresis, but I opted for m
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