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A PUG LOVER wrote at 2008-04-08 21:12:18
Hmmm, You have to be careful when managing bladder stones.

There are 20 different types and some are managed by maintaining a PH that is Alkaline (9) in the urine , but many need to create an Acid level.

vetnurse1 wrote at 2013-04-05 07:23:02
you could switch to royal canine moderate calorie to get the weight off

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