Renal Dysplasia

Renal dysplasia is a disorder in which the kidneys do not develop normally. It most commonly affects Shih Tzus, Lhasa apsos, and soft-coated wheaten terriers. Dogs usually become clinically ill before one year of age.

Unfortunately, this genetic disease has no cure; many affected dogs will develop kidney failure. Management options are extremely limited and generally expensive. Although some dogs are only carriers of this disorder and have normal kidney function, they can still pass the trait onto their offspring.

If you’re a breeder, testing for renal dysplasia can significantly reduce your chances of breeding this inherited problem in your dogs. Please call us to schedule this test.

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Monday9:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday9:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday9:00am – 6:00pm
Friday9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday9:00am – 12:00pm
SundayClosed

We are closed daily from noon to 2pm. For after hours emergencies, please call: 810-238-7557 or 989-752-1960. Clients with exotic pets, please call: 248 651-1788.

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