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Kidney Failure (Chronic) Links for Additional Information

August 20, 2007 (published) | October 13, 2018 (revised)

The following are other web sites that we feel deserve recognition and may be helpful to pet owners seeking further information or details about their pet's renal disease.

www.iris-kidney.com
Treatment and monitoring guidelines for veterinarians.

www.felinecrf.org/
Another informational site for cat owners on treatment, monitoring, and caring for one's own cat in kidney failure.

www.weirdstuffwemake.com/weird/stuff/pets/cats/sophia/catjuice.html
A detailed site with photos on the administration of subcutaneous fluids to cats.

We highly recommend joining a newsgroup or listserv as there is a great deal of information and support to be gleaned from others who have been there.

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Feline-CRF-Support/info
to join the feline group

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/K9KIDNEYS/info
to join the canine group

Financial Assistance

There are some financial assistance sites to apply for or donate to financial aid for veterinary care.

https://www.carecredit.com/ 
A credit card program for medical expenses.

https://vetbilling.com/ 
A payment plan program for veterinary bills.

https://scratchpay.com/ 
A payment plan program for veterinary bills. 

Good luck with your pet.


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