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Bladder Infection, aka Urinary Track Infection (UTI)Occurs when bactera gets into the urnary track and reproduces out of control. They are one of the most common infectious canine health conditions.
Symptoms are similar to those shown by humans. In the early stages dogs don't always show symptoms
DiagnosisVet may check dog's bladder for tenderness. Vet will also test urine sample for abnormalities: white blood cells, pH levels, bacteria, blood. Vet may do an x-ray to rule out stones.
TreatmentTypically for the first UTI, antibiotics are given for 10 to 14 days. Dog should be given plent of clean water to help flush the bacteria out.
UTI are more typical in female dogs than males. Females accumulate bacteria in their vaginal area, it then moves to the urethra and transfers into the the urinary track. Males accumulate bacterial growth in their prostate. This path is a little longer so the bacteria does not spread as quickly.
To help prevent UTI, give dogs plenty of clean water and exercise. All them to urinate regularly. Keep them clean, give baths when needed.
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