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Old February 5th, 2013, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Rgeurts View Post
As for cranberry, oregon grape etc, those are only useful for treating infections. Cranberry, for example, helps if it's an e-coli infection, but they won't help with bladder stones/crystals. If Marty has struvite, it can be food related (urine is too alkaline), but struvites are also caused by bladder infections, whereas oxylate stones can be hereditary and/or diet related.
Marty is a small white dog and the vet said these dogs are prone to getting crystals in their urine. So I guess it would hereditary and diet related. I never had this happen to dog before , so this is all new to me. Thank you!
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