What Causes Dog Acute (Sudden) kidney Failure?
This form of kidney failure has three common causes; these are toxins or unwanted substances in the body, conditions which cause sudden drops in blood pressure, and kidney infections. Toxins are the first subject we will discus for causing acute kidney failure, these are chemicals or substances that will stop the kidneys or other organs working properly. The most common chemical causing this condition is ethylene glycol often found in engine coolant liquids because of its sweet taste which makes it especially dangerous because dogs won’t hesitate to lick it up of roads and floors. This chemical among others will cause the kidney to swell up and a lack of urine will initially be present due to this. As the swelling subsides you will then see an increase in urine because the kidney will have lost some of its ability to reabsorb water. The second most common cause of acute renal failure after the effects of toxins is the situation of a sudden drop in blood pressure in the body of the pati