Unfortunately, when a dog has renal problems, any additional phosphorous absorption can further damage already unhealthy kidneys. So, it’s important to feed a low phosphorous diet and only supply filtered water as well.
Epakitan is one choice of binders that help remove toxins from the blood, slow down progression of the disease and help increase life expectancy. Another binder option is Bentonite Clay and one of our favorites.
Helpful for: Pets with impaired kidney function or renal failure. Can be used with other supporting kidney therapies such as Azodyl. Safe to use in pets with healthy kidneys for prevention, or those who have existing kidney problems.
Directions: Feed one scoop of powder twice a day mixed with food.
Precaution: No known side effects.
Ingredients: Lactose, Calcium Carbonate, Chitosan
Tip: For dogs with Chronic Renal Failure, a low phosphorus diet and filtered water are highly recommended.