Question by  NikiWOW (11)

How do you tell if your puppy has bladder crystals?


Answer by  JenaMae (794)

Typically, a dog will urinate frequently in small amounts each time. The dog is attempting to flush out the high mineral content in his urine by doing this.


Answer by  Caitlin50 (29)

Symptoms include frequent urination of small amounts Straining to go, or a reluctance to go due to discomfort. Sometimes there is no outward symptom , but stones can be discovered by veternarian in a check up.


Answer by  DigitalAnswer (45)

The symptoms of urinary stones often go undetected. Trouble urinating, bloody urine, or straining are all signs. Regular trips to the vet are necessary to keep your puppy healthy.


Answer by  hellennoir (68)

Blood in his/her urine and/or difficulty or pain while urinating is a sure sign. Unfortunately, a diet high in minerals is usually the culprit. Be sure to give your dogs a lot of water, as this will help balance his/her urine pH levels and prevent an even worse problem--bladder stones.


Answer by  Roland27 (16334)

The first sign is a prior bladder infection. An untreated bladder infection can cause the crystals to form. He may have problems urinating as well. Make sure he's actually peeing.


Answer by  Rachel0518 (78)

If you suspect your puppy has bladder crystals you should consult a veterinarian immediately. Symptoms may include frequent, improper and painful urination


Answer by  Kaydee (252)

The best way to diagnose crystals in the urine of the dog is the do an urinalysis. Untreated crystals can lead to bladder stones and more problems.


Answer by  Lottadogs (1258)

Frequent urination with pain, bloody or smelly urine can all be signs a pup has an infection or bladder crystals. Only your vet can tell for sure.


Answer by  Cali (518)

If you puppy has bladder crystals they usually struggle to go to the bathroom. Tell-tale signs are awkward positions the dog stands/squats in when urinating and quivering legs.


Answer by  katharine (3981)

Your puppy will most likely be having problems urinating or will be urinating in the house. There might also be blood in the urine. To be sure go to a vet.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

You have to take them to the vet they have tests they can run that will tell exactly whats wrong.


Answer by  maddog (132)

wel if your dog is urinating blood or when he is struggling to urinate or when he urinates and there is stil some drops coming out while he is walking then the dog should be look at or even when the dog is vomitting or having a lack of appetite or is not drinking water.

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