From the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (K.N., N.T., K.M.) and Laboratory of Veterinary Internal Medicine (H.O., M.T.), Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan; and the Laboratory of Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University, Iwate, Japan (M.Y.).
AbstractA miniature dachshund male with severe azotemia of unknown cause was referred. Serum biochemistry revealed severe azotemia and hypercalcemia, but serum intact parathormone and parathormone-related protein were normal. Although the owner reported that the dog had never ingested any drugs or supplements, it was revealed that the owner's son used antipsoriatic ointment, maxacalcitol, which contained an active vitamin D3 analogue, daily and the dog often ate the son's dander and licked...Read More