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Under what circumstances is a water deprivation test contraindicated in a dog with polyuria and polydipsia?
“If an animal with unexplained polyuria and polydipsia presents to the hospital in a dehydrated state and its urine specific gravity is
-Marjorie L. Chandler, DVM, MS, MACVSc, DACVN, DACVIM, DECVIM, MRCVS
From Practical Matters: Desmopressin is safer than water deprivation to identify the cause of polyuria and polydipsia in dogs