Kidney Problems


Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

We keep them in our barns, give them to our animals, and take them ourselves. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are common, but they aren’t benign. In this article we’ll investigate what NSAIDs are and aren’t, and what we should know

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Risk Factors Associated with Renal Failure

In a recent study, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine researchers looked for patterns in horses referred to the hospital with renal (kidney) insufficiency in order to detect the disorder earlier. Renal insufficiency is often a

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Dialysis to Treat Kidney Failure

Sometimes horses in renal (kidney) failure don’t respond to conventional treatment–fluids, diuretics, etc. Toxins in the blood irritate the stomach, making the horse anorexic and depressed. At that point, dialysis might be the only option. The

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