ABNORMAL URINATION
Another CONSEQUENCE of URINARY DISEASE is abnormal urination. Do you recall these definitions?

ANURIA

ANURIA is the absence of urine excretion. Renal or post-renal lesions may result in anuria.

OLIGURIA

OLIGURIA is reduction in the amount of urine excreted. The causes include renal, post-renal and pre-renal factors.

This dog is dehydrated.

POLYURIA

POLYURIA is the passage of abnormally large amounts of urine.

This may be verified by catheterization and collection so the amount may be quantitated (as shown here).

POLLAKIURIA

POLLAKIURIA is increased frequency of urination (the amount may be normal).

DYSURIA

DYSURIA is painful or difficult urination.

STRANGURIA is the slow and painful discharge of urine due to spasm or the urethra or bladder.


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