Message Number: YG959 | New FHL Archives Search
From: katharine
Date: 2001-03-09 06:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Renal Failure

Dr. Ruth wrote:
<The best advice that I can give you is the same
that I give my clients - keep
him comfortable for as long as you can, and when
he is no longer comfortable,
let him go. The biggest single thing you can do
to help him stay comfortable
is to keep him hydrated, so you might try
increasing his fluid injections.<

Dr. Ruth:
Are you saying that his most recent lethargy,
licking, and flat ferreting may be related to his
fluid intake (quantity) rather than a tummy
problem (which is what I thought it was)?