Bladder Stones

PetPace can help improve the outcome of urinary tract diseases by identifying changes in vital signs, including pain score, posture changes, Wellness score, HRV, and sleep quality, enhancing overall care and well-being.

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What are common urinary tract diseases in pets, and how do they manifest?

Diseases affecting the kidneys, bladder, and urinary tract are prevalent in pets and can develop swiftly, like infections, or gradually, as in kidney failure. These diseases often present with changes in elimination routine, discomfort, and pain. Including; Kidney disease (CKD), Bladder stones, UTI, Incontinence, and others.

What are Bladder Stones, and how do they affect dogs?

Bladder stones, also known as uroliths or cystic calculi, are mineral deposits in the urinary bladder that crystallize to form rocks. They can vary in size, number, type, and shape, causing symptoms like urinary accidents, straining, increased frequency of urination, bloody urine, and licking around the urinary opening.

Are certain dog breeds genetically predisposed to forming urinary stones?

Yes, breeds with a genetic predisposition to form urinary stones include Miniature Schnauzers, Bichon Frise, Lhasa Apsos, Yorkshire Terriers, Shih Tzus, Miniature Poodles, Pekingese, Dachshunds, Maltese, Pugs, English Bulldogs, and Dalmatians.

How can the PetPace collar assist in the early detection and management of Bladder Stones in dogs? The PetPace system aids in the early detection of diseases by monitoring factors such as decreased pain score, changes in posture routine, decreased Wellness score, deviations from the Health Profile, decreased HRV, and decreased sleep quality.

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