Bladder stones are made up of certain minerals that turn into crystals and can be formed in our doggy bladders or anywhere in our urinary tract. They can be very painful but also may not cause pain just depending on where they are located and how large they are.
Dachshunds, because we are a very special breed, are at a higher risk of having bladder stones. Some of the symptoms are:
So if you get a bladder stone you may be wondering what will happen. That depends on how many stones you have, how big they are and where they are located. You may need surgery to remove the stones but sometimes just changing your diet can help dissolve the stones.
Have you ever had a bladder stone? If so I would love to hear from you and know how you fixed it. Did you have surgery? Are you on a special diet now?
I hope I never get a Da%# It, but if I do I am glad that I know the symptoms and I know my momma will help me.
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