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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs Treatment Cost: $50 to $505

What are Bladder Stones in Dogs?

Bladder stones occur when excess minerals and other waste products crystallize or solidify in your dog’s bladder area. Also called uroliths, bladder stones are most common in dogs between four and six years of age, although older dogs can also be affected.

Treatment for Canine Bladder Stones

While bladder stones are not typically life-threatening, they can painful. Treatment may require pain medication or IV fluids. Milder cases may be cleared up with dietary changes and meticulous hygienic practices.

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Bladder Stones in Dogs
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Bladder Stones in Dogs. Bladder stones occur when excess minerals and other waste products crystallize or solidify in your dog’s bladder area.
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  • Jazz Wilson

    My dog Lucy just started howling late one night and turning around in circles. We were at our wit’s end trying to figure out what was wrong. Finally we were able to get her to the vet the next morning. I was so relieved to find out what it was. Though we don’t know for sure what caused the stones, Lucy is now on a different dog food and hopefully this won’t happen again.

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