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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi everyone!
    Thanks for your kind words labblab.
    I have an update on Mia's case.

    We made the ultrasound on July and the results were good, not great but it could have been worse. The test...
  2. Re: Daisy - 6yo labrador diagnosed with Cushings (Daisy has passed)

    I'm so sorry for your loss and thank you for sharing. I feel like talking about our experiences help us to be prepared for the harder times, I know we cannot be completely ready to say goodbye to a...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi guys! I have an update on Mia. Phisically she's still playful and with lots of energy but she has severe skin problems (a persistent staph infection) that we have not been able to control, we will...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi everyone! I have an update on Mia's case.

    Her hair has copletly grown back on her legs and face, but her torso still has thin hair. She's still hungry all the time but her thirst is almost...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi! Here are some pictures from Mia's birthday.

    https://i.imgur.com/ruvLz9g.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/wmkh18l.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/CNVyHKJ.jpg

    The one on the left is Clean, Mia is in the...
  6. Re: Hello all, looking for advice with our baby Minnie

    To see improvements so fast is very good news!
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Thank you for your wishes Joan and Squirt'sMom!
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Yes, the liver enzymes have dropped a lot! that was a very nive surprise, I wasn't expecting such a big change that quick.
    And, thanks for changing the title!
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi everyone!

    I'm back with an update. Mia has been 1 month on a daily Vetoryl dose of 15 mg. She's drinking less water (about 30% less than before Vetoryl), her skin has improved and there have...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Yesterday was the last day with that medication.
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Ok, thank you labblab.
    I think I will divide the dose, I feel safer that way.
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    Re: Newly Diagnosed Pituitary Cushings

    Hi! Welcome to the forum.

    Does Rocky have other visible Cushing signs besides the pot belly? Not all dogs suffer all Cushing symptoms but it's rare to only show the pot belly and not excessive...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi! Mia has been doing well, at least she's drinking less water, the nailbed infection is gone and her elbow sore is slowly getting better. She still has the rest of Cushing signs though, I know 2...
  14. Re: Alopecia X and Cushings ( black skin disease )

    Welcome to the forum! I'm not sure what is the difference between Alopecia X and other types of hair loss, but dog's with Cushing do suffer from hair loss. When using the right dose of trilostane you...
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    Re: Trudy, newly diagnosed - Trudy has passed

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm new to this forum too but in the last few weeks I've found a lot of support and learned a lot here, thanks for sharing your experience with us.
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    She's drinking a little less water, but the other symtoms persist: she's too hungry all the time, polyuria, skin issues and pot belly.
    The good thing is that she keeps her good mood all the time,...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Thank you very much:D I think I understand well but I will send the files to the vet so we can discuss them and decide when to make the test.
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi Marianne. Could you tell me more about that cortisol test, please?

    Mia has been 6 days on Vetoryl now, and tomorrow the vet will revise the dose as we started with only 5 mg twice a day.
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Mia's toe had an abscess that opened up on Monday and drained a lot of pus but since then it had been draining less each day, I've been cleaning it with chlorhexidine 3 times a day and then I put the...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    She will take it for 7 days, we have an appointment with the vet this week so I will ask her about other options.
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Mia started on Vetoryl yesterday and fortunately I have not seen any side effects yet.

    This week she developed a nail bed infection and one of her toes is very red and swollen, the vet prescribed...
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    Re: Controlling Tyrant's skin sores

    I've just seen your pictures and my dog Mia has a strange looking sore in one of her hind paws, she's starting on Vetoryl this weekend but I will ask the vet about demodex.
    I gave her Nexgard before...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    The vet wants to start with 5 mg twice a day, at least for the first 7 days. From what I've read it may be too little but the vet wants to be sure that Mia will tolerate the low dose before...
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    Re: Mia-3 year old poodle recently diagnosed

    Hi! I want to give you a quick update on Mia's case.

    We finally get Vetoryl thanks to a cousin that traveled to Spain and a friend that went to Mexico and both of them bought the Vetoryl for me....
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    In this era is sometimes hard to pick the right information in the vast sea of Internet, I always try to find reliable scientific information that supports what I read and also our own experience and...
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