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Potassium is an electrolyte that does many different things in dogs. It is found in muscles including the heart, bone, nervous cells, and in the blood stream. It helps to control the function of multiple organs including the heart and kidneys. If you are concerned about potassium levels in your dog, I recommend that you contact your veterinarian. Abnormal blood levels of potassium can be caused by many different things and the significance of an abnormality will depend on if it is high or low and the actual values.
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