Drs. Cleroux and Etadali, Penn Vet Kidney Care

Comprehensive Kidney & Urinary Care

Information Regarding Hemodialysis at Penn Vet

  • Penn Vet will be unable to offer extracorporeal therapies for the foreseeable future.

Our Internal Medicine team is happy to consult with referring veterinarians on these cases regarding whether it is wise to pursue dialysis, other treatment options, pros, cons, and estimated costs.

Referring Veterinarians can call: 877-736-6838.

Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital is the nation's only academic veterinary hospital to offer comprehensive services and certified specialists in urologic and kidney care for companion animals, specializing in:

Members from our team will meet with you and review your animal's case, providing you with a diagnosis, treatment protocol, and plan specifically designed for your animal's individual needs.

Common Urological Ailments

ElvisThere are many problems that can affect an animal's urinary system such as urinary tract infections, stones and crystals, incontinence, kidney disease, and cancer. Learn about common kidney ailments of cats, dogs, and other companion animals as well as how our team of experts can help.

Diagnosis & Treatment

kidneyGetting the right diagnosis leads to the most successful treatment for your companion animal. At Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital, we offer a collaborative team approach to all of our patients, combining the latest diagnostic tools and resources with the expertise of highly skilled clinicians across many disciplines.

Treatment Options

kidney transplant surgeryWhen your companion animal is diagnosed with a urological or kidney problem, you need to consider all of your treatment options, whether those include nutritional changes, medical therapy, dialysis, surgery, and more. Here's where you can learn more about how our comprehensive, team-based clinical approach can help you and your animal.  When it's time, we can help you understand next steps so you can choose wisely.

Treatment Options

Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital is unique in the region in offering:

Learn more about our treatment options.

Clinical Team

clinical teamAt Penn Vet, we have a clinical team of veterinary specialists to take care of all urologic and kidney-related (nephrologic) diseases and disorders. We offer a team-based approach, comprising board-certified specialists, residents, and certified veterinary technicians.


News, Events & Stories

Dr. JD Foster with patientBecause Penn Vet's Comprehensive Kidney & Urology Care is the nation's only such program at an academic hospital, we are often in the news. Here are some recent news items and patient stories.