Tips for Healthy Urinary Tract in Dogs August 16 2017, 1 Comment
Having a pet that is prone to bladder infections can be very difficult and challenging as a pet owner.
What are the signs of a bladder infection in dogs?
If your dog is exhibiting any of the following symptoms, they may be having bladder issues:
- Increase in frequency of urination
- Frequent licking of urethra
- Minimal output with urination
- Accidents in the house
If your dog is exhibiting any of these signs, consider going to your veterinary care provider for more information and treatment.
Preventative Measures and Wholeistic Treatment for Urinary Tract Health
One of the most important preventative measures for good bladder health is to keep your dog hydrated and increase intake of water. Certain herbs can have a diuretic effect including dandelion, parsley, corn silk and horsetail. Select treats and foods that include these ingredients.
Cranberry extract is also very beneficial for managing urinary tract infections, especially E. coli infections. TreatSimple's Pumpkin and Cranberry treats contain enough cranberry to help improve urinary tract health and can help prevent future issues with your dog.