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    Abbys first urine analysis came back abnormal. I dropped off a new, first morning sample on Saturday. The vet just called me. This one is abnormal too. They want her in at 2:00 today for blood work. The vet seems to think it might be her kidneys.

    She drinks constantly and pees immediately. She is so thirsty she will drink her urine if I don't catch her in time. Out on walks she will try to drink from puddles, I even caught her trying to lap up mud the other day.

    I thought that I had the throwing up under control. I've had her on ground beef and brown rice for about 2 weeks. She was holding that down so well that I started to slowly mix her food into it. Yesterday I increased it to more food then rice and the vomiting started again. She's back on Pedialyte and straight rice/beef.

    Even tho she was eating 3 times a day and holding it down, she has still lost weight. Last week when I had her in she weighed 12.75 pounds. Saturday I had them weigh her again and she's down to 12.12 pounds. She's 4 months old!!

    Now they call me with a demand (not even a request) for immediate blood work.

    I love this girl so much. I don't know what to do. I've had dogs all my life and I've never had one who so completely and quickly stole my heart like Abby has. Now they're throwing around words like kidney failure. I'm so afraid.
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    Oh my heart breaks for you. . I would be frecking out too. I sur hope that she'll be ok....we're all here for you too!
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    Oh, I'm so sorry to hear. I'm going to tag the bully experts here, hopefully they can shed some light to what's going on. @desertskybulldogs @Davidh @Sherry

    And @Bella'sMom - is this a sign of epi?
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    Oh no.... we can pray it isn't serious..

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    I'm so sorry. Take one step at a time. Don't try and look too far down the road. Get the tests done and see exactly where you and Abby are. I'll be keeping you both in my heart. Please let us know..

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    BellasMom was kind enough to chat with me in depth in PM's about EPI. I mentioned it to the vet while I had her on the phone. She is more inclined to think kidney disease/failure especially since the vomiting started immediately after increasing the kibble into her rice. All the words started to sound the same to me after that. Something about too much protein in the diet causing the throwing up, I don't remember exactly. I'm going to record todays visit.

    I am going to demand that TAMU blood panel when I take her in today anyway.

    I'm watching her sleep and she's snoring like she doesn't have a care in the world. And I can't stop my hands from shaking.

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    Please keep us all posted. I am certainly praying for you and Abby. We just got our little guy a week ago and he has completely stolen our hearts. I would be feeling them same way in your situation.

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    Wish for the best for Abby and for you. ..
    Pray for the best and brace for the worst is my motto.
    Keep us posted...

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    I am so sorry Abby is having problems. We have had problems with throwing up when something was ingested that couldn't pass through, like a beany baby, a piece of a toy, chunk of fabric off dog bed. It made the bloodwork crazy, xrays didn't show the blockage. We ended up at WSU Hospital of Vet. Medicine where their ultra sensitive equipment picked up the blockage and they removed it. We're sending positive thoughts and hugs your way!

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    Thinking of you and Abby and praying for you both

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    Our hearts go out to you & Abby,we hope everything turns out ok.
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    Our prayers are with you and your litte puppy. This is a difficult time. I can't really help except for to send good wishes! I hope everything gets better soon.

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