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Features October 2014 Issue

Stones in the Ureter On the Rise in Dogs?

“Fifteen to 20 years ago, we didn’t see stones in the ureter,” says Tufts' Dr. Berg. “Now we do.” One theory as to why has to do with the fact that one of the diets fed to dogs to treat struvite stones, the most common type of urinary stone there is in dogs, causes the urine to become more acidic.

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