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    Unhappy Kidney Failure!!!!

    My 15 month old bulldog is fighting for her life. Blood work did not support any signs of anti freeze. We have taken everything to the vet that we have used such as pesticides but they did not find any ingredient that would cause kidney failure. This all started last Sunday night, with hacking and being able to drink water without vomiting it all up along with some white foam. They thought it was Lymphoma but biopsy ruled that out. They have started her on steroids Wednesday evening as a last resort but I have not seen any improvements. They are giving her fluids through IV. they gave her one more steroid shot this morning and they will be running lab work on her this afternoon and if they don't see any improvement we will have no other choice but to....I can't even say it. I can not believe this is happening. She is far to young for this. I've wrecked my brain trying to figure out if I have missed something. I don't understand why this is happening. I watched her like a mother hawk, knowing how sensitive bullies are. I love my baby girl! Is there something I'm over looking???

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    It could be so many things. I'm so so sorry to read this, I pray she will get over this and that they'll start to see improvements with the steroids.

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    I am so so sorry this is happening.... I will tag a few people to see if they have any insight for you at all. What food do you currently feed?

    Sending many prayers and positive thoughts for your baby to heal.
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    Do you give her any kind of jerky treats-or anything to eat that has ingredients from China? Chicken jerky? This is what happens to dogs that have had jerky treats..........
    Also too much/phosphorus/protien
    Many different things can cause acute kidney failure. Certain poisons are well known for their ability to damage the kidney. These poisons include antifreeze (radiator fluid, ethylene glycol), Lily plants (cats only), raisins and grapes, and certain drugs including pain pills such as aspirin or ibuprofen (Advil).
    Severe infections in the kidney from bacteria can cause sudden kidney failure. Although kidney infections can occur spontaneously, usually a pre-existing reason exists that reduces a cat’s or dog’s ability to fight infection easily (such as kidney stones, partial urine blockage, or chronic kidney disease). Leptospires are a group of bacteria that can cause acute kidney failure in dogs, but very rarely in cats. Dogs get leptospirosis from urine or water contaminated by infected animals (deer, cattle, rats, raccoons, mice, dogs, other animals).
    Anything that decreases blood flow through the kidney can cause kidney failure. This includes dehydration from any cause (such as severe vomiting and diarrhea). Heatstroke or other disorder causing massive damage to blood vessels, such as bee stings or snakebites, can lead to kidney failure.
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    Please know that all bulldogs here are beloved and to hear
    anyone's precious baby is in distress breaks our hearts for
    you...I'm so very sorry this is happening

    Do you trust these vets? I know some ER Vets have more
    experience in weird stuff/symptoms, sometimes. Have they
    ruled obstruction out, not just by x-ray but sonogram if it is
    soft object (like sock or stuffie). Know I am praying now for
    a miracle turn around. May GOD watch over her & send you
    hope & strength. Please, let us know what happens, we are
    here for you!


    My 1st bully, Brutus
    RIP beloved boy.

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    @Twice...

    Do you have Cocoa Mulch in your landscape, it is poisonous
    to dogs & cats.


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    Im sooo soo sorry to read this! hope you find answers soon!!! fervently hope she pulls through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Texas Carol View Post
    @Twice...

    Do you have Cocoa Mulch in your landscape, it is poisonous
    to dogs & cats.
    Yes, Carol-I forgot to mention that one-good girl.
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    I am so sorry to hear about your baby.. take care we will be praying for both of you ..I can only think of what you are going through .My Ellie is 13 months now. Take care

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    Thank you, I would appreciate any information. Desperately searching for answers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manydogs View Post
    Yes, Carol-I forgot to mention that one-good girl.
    @Davidh...

    ​Credit goes to David who posted this information...thank you, David!


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    Thank you, any information would be great. I'm desperate!

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