Bladder Stones

Bladder stones are mineralized objects that form in the bladders of dogs and cats.  They are often caused by urinary tract infections.  Diet may be another factor. Clinical signs include difficulty urinating, bloody urine, or urinating a little bit at a time.  Left untreated, bladder stones can become life-threatening. Diagnosis is confirmed with radiographs (x-rays) and/or ultrasound.  Sometimes the stones […]