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PATHOLOGY KEY POINTS

  • Prevalence in dogs <4%1
  • Glomerular diseases (primary or secondarily to other diseases) are a leading cause of CKD22
  • More common in middle-age to older dogs and in certain breeds (e.g. Cocker Spaniel, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)1
  • Hyperparathyroidism and hyperphosphatemia frequently associated3

DIAGNOSIS, ASSESMENT AND PROGNOSIS

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1. O'Neill DG et al. Chronic kidney disease in dogs in UK veterinary practices: prevalence, risk factors, and survival. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Jul-Aug;27(4):814-21
2. Vaden SL. Glomerular disease. Top Companion Anim Med. 2011 Aug;26(3):128-34.
3. Cortadellas O et al. Calcium and phosphorus homeostasis in dogs with spontaneous chronic kidney disease at different stages of severity. J Vet Intern Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;24(1):73-9.
4. Zatelli A et al. Effect of dietary supplements in reducing probability of death for uremic crises in dogs affected by chronic kidney disease (masked RCCT). ScientificWorldJournal. 2012; 2012:219082.
5. IRIS Canine GN Study Group Standard Therapy Subgroup, Brown S et al. Consensus recommendations for standard therapy of glomerular disease in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;27 Suppl 1:S27-43.