If you are the caretaker of a paraplegic dog or cat you are probably all too familiar with the frustrating problem of recurring Urinary Tract Infections. Paralyzed pets are prone to UTIs and when they get an infection it leaves them feeling uncomfortable or even sick and it sends you to the veterinarian’s office for repeated testing and treatment. It’s a difficult and time consuming cycle.
Recently, while I was reading a post on another pet blog, I learned how to test pets for urinary tract infections at home with a new kit that hit the marketplace. The urinalysis test is made by Petnostics. Their kit is inexpensive, easy to use and thorough. It works with your smart phone. [Read more…]