We are open M, T, W, F
Thursday & Saturday 8am-noon
Doctor's hours are by appointment.
To make an appointment, please call
1120 Maricopa Hwy.
Ojai, CA 93023
Kidney disease is defined as ANY destructive process within the kidney.
Your pet’s kidneys filter and remove waste materials from the blood
stream. The kidneys also regulate the volume and composition of your
pet’s body fluids. Kidney disease can strike old or young, dog or cat,
and any breed. It is, however; the most common medical problem of our
geriatric pets and the leading cause of death among this group.
signs of kidney disease will not become evident with casual observation
until more than two-thirds of your pet’s total kidney function has been
lost. Once any amount of kidney damage has taken place, regeneration of
kidney tissue will not occur. Kidney damage is usually progressive and
the majority of all adult dogs and cats have some measure of kidney
At Ojai Pet Hospital diagnosis of kidney
disease is just the beginning. Ongoing management of the disease is the
true key to success.