Chapter 1. What the Kidneys Do
Chapter 2. Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Chapter 3. Diagnosing and Staging of CKD
The SDMA blood test
Chapter 4. Nutrition/Dietary Strategy
So how many calories does your dog need?
Find out your dog’s body condition score (BCS)
So how much water does your dog need?
Essential vs non-essential
The benefits of carbohydrates
So how many carbohydrates does your dog need?
‘Good’ and ‘bad’ fats
So how much fat does your dog need?
Choosing the best fish oil
So how much protein does your dog need?
Calcium / phosphorus balance
So how much phosphorus does your dog need?
POTASSIUM AND SODIUM
Chapter 5. Food Types
Home-prepared diets for dogs with CKD
Consulting with a qualified nutrition specialist
Dos & Don’ts of Homemade Dog Food
Chapter 6. What to Do if Your Dog Does Not Want to Eat
Chapter 7. Frequently Asked Questions
Homemade Treats for Dogs with Chronic Kidney Disease
About the Author
About Elmo’s Kitchen
Helpful Resources & Links