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Mon, Nov 28, 2022

A little blood in urninal

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Dr. Deliman

First of all, I’m sorry that I couldn’t answer your question quickly.

This is a case that requires an appointment with a vet. If he is showing symptoms of a UTI, it means there is a bacterial or viral infection in the pet’s urinary tract.; Trying to urinate frequently, there is some blood in the urine, licking before and after urinating, foul smell from the urine, urinating in an inappropriate place or making a mistake, Pain when urinating. (If he is bleeding, you should visit the emergency room immediately for examination and antibiotics.)
To determine the cause, you must go to the clinic for a blood sample and urinalysis. Please make an appointment with a vet and hydrate him well till your visit.

These are simple home remedies, but not solutions.

Cranberries - While cranberries are commonly used to treat urinary tract infections in humans, they can also be used to treat urinary tract infections in pets. Cranberries’ acidity can lower the pH of his urine, which can help treat and prevent UTIs. Many cranberry juices contain a lot of sugar. Instead, you can supplement his diet with cranberry capsules (pills), supplements, or powder. You should first test the pH levels in his urine before giving it cranberry. While the acidity of cranberries may help with some UTIs, it may also aggravate the condition in others. Only give him cranberry supplements if his urine is too alkaline.

Apple Cider Vinegar - Apple cider vinegar can also be used to reduce the pH of his urine, thereby eliminating and preventing harmful bacteria. Every day, add half a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to his food. Mix it with chicken or beef broth to mask the bitter taste. Just make sure there are no onions in the broth, as they are toxic to pets. Apple cider vinegar, like cranberries, is only effective if his urine is too alkaline. You can test him pH at home with at-home kits or diagnostic pet litter, or you can have your veterinarian perform a reliable test.

Chondroitin and Glucosamine - While these two supplements are commonly used to treat arthritis joint pain, they can also help reduce the symptoms of a UTI. Glucosamine can assist in the replacement of a compound in the lining of the pet’s bladder wall. Chondroitin aids in the preservation of this compound.

Please let me know if your pet has any new symptoms or other questions. I apologize once more for the delayed response.