Frequent drinking, urination are a cause for concern, veterinarian says

08/18/2011 | Gazette Newspapers (Long Beach, Calif.)

Frequent drinking and increased urination may be a signal of a serious medical condition in dogs and cats, including diabetes and kidney failure, writes Long Beach, Calif., veterinarian Greg Perrault. The condition, called Polyuria and Polydipsia or PU/PD, can be dangerous because it typically starts with frequent urination, which can lead to dehydration; in addition to seeking medical attention, owners should never restrict access to water, Dr. Perrault writes.

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