A 2-minute saliva test to screen for kidney problems in dogs. Kidney-Chek is so easy you can complete the test in the comfort of your own home!
Detecting kidney disease earlier in pets, and providing proper treatment, can double their remaining lifespan.
Kidney-Chek was trialed in 4 veterinary clinics in over 50 cats and 90 dogs. This study was published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal - the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation.
Kidney-Chek detects urea (measured in millimolar, or mM), a waste product in the body that the kidneys normally filter out. If the kidneys are not working well, urea can build up in the blood and can be detected in saliva. Elevated Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) is common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and when used in combination with other blood and urine tests, veterinarians can diagnose and stage the severity of the disease.