• Hi, I’m very confused. Took my dog to the vet and said her kidneys weren’t working as well so she was sent home with low protein food once we went back her BUN was a lot lower than the first time but her CREA went up from 2.0 to 2.5, does this mean it’s getting worse? I’m worried because vet said she was better and her kidneys were no longer failing but online I read CREA is more of an indicator than BUN so why did vet tell me she was better? Her ALP was elevated does this have any correlation with her CREA? Thank you!

    Hi Tatiana,
    I recommend that you call and talk with your local veterinarian about this question. The interpretation of her lab results will depend on a few different factors including her previous results, her overall health history, and any clinical signs that she is showing. Your vet knows your pet and have access to her medical history so they will be able to give you the best advice on these questions.


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