• What You Need To Know About Kidney Stones In Dogs

    17 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Nephroliths - or kidney stones - are hard clusters that develop inside the kidneys or urinary tract. While bladder stones are more common than kidney stones in dogs, both are formed when an accumlation of salts or minerals naturally found in the urine form into clumps.
    Kidney stones can range from a mild inconvenience to a medical emergency. Some dogs may not show any symptoms at all.
    Why do some dogs develop kidney stones?
    Kidney stones in dogs develop when an overproduction of normal mineral salts in the urine build up into crystals. If enough of these crystals unite, they form small...
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