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High blood pressure and diabetes are the most common reasons for kidney failure, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Kidney failure is the result of a gradual weakening of kidney function. More »

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Symptoms of kidney failure may include an inability to urinate, swelling of the legs and feet, back pain, loss of appetite, and vomiting or nausea, according to WebMD. These symptoms are due to the kidneys failing to fil... More »

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According to WebMD, the most noticeable sign of canine kidney failure is a sharp increase in the animal's water consumption and urine output. As the condition progresses, the animal increasingly eats less, and as a conse... More »

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The two leading causes of kidney disease and kidney failure are complications arising from type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Other causes include glomerulonephritis, ki... More »

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