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Urine Volume and Specific Gravity

Urine Volume and Specific Gravity

Species

Volume (mL/kg body wt per day)

Specific Gravity (range)

Cat

10–20

1.020–1.040

Cow

17–45

1.030–1.045

Dog

20–100

1.016–1.060

Goat

10–40

1.015–1.045

Horse

3–18

1.025–1.060

Pig

5–30

1.010–1.050

Sheep

10–40

1.015–1.045

Adapted from Reece WO, The Kidneys and Urinary System, in Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals, 13th ed., Reece WO, Ed. Copyright 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.