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Ectopic Ureter

A developmental condition we occasionally see in puppies and kittens, ectopic ureters occur when one or both ureters (the tube from the kidneys to the bladder) don’t insert into the correct place in the bladder. This can lead to a range of problems, and normally needs surgery to manage.

Diabetes Insipidus

Not to be confused with diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus occurs when the kidneys stop concentrating the urine of affected animals. This can be caused by the failure to produce, or the failure to respond to a hormone called anti-diuretic hormone.