Renal dysplasia in boxers and Finnish harriers.

  title={Renal dysplasia in boxers and Finnish harriers.},
  author={Astrid Hoppe and Erika Karlstam},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  volume={41 9},
Puppies from two litters of dogs were found to have severe polyuria and polydipsia. Four of the dogs were investigated by means of clinical examination, haematological and biochemical analysis, and urinalysis. A modified water deprivation response test was also performed in two of the dogs. Renal changes on postmortem examination in three of the dogs were found to be consistent with renal dysplasia. A possible explanation for the finding of hyposthenuria and the extreme polyuria and polydipsia… CONTINUE READING