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Features November 2013 Issue

Interpreting Your Dog’s Blood Chemistry Profile

When a chemistry profile helped diagnose Zoey's kidney disease, the once-active dog began needing hydration therapy to help her cope.

Interpreting Your Dog’s Blood Chemistry Profile

(Donít worry: no Bunsen burners or periodic table of chemical elements.)

In this article, we look at a second blood test thatís virtually as routine as the CBC. Called the chemistry profile, it analyzes the blood minus the red and white blood cells.

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