This story was updated July 2018.
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. It sends you to the veterinarian’s office for repeated tests and treatments. The whole process becomes a difficult 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. It’s an urinalysis test made by Petnostics. The kit is inexpensive, easy to use and thorough. All you need is a smart phone to get the results. [Read more…]