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  1. Thread: Fleas!!!!!

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    Re: Fleas!!!!!

    Kill the adults and then try Precor, that should take care of the eggs and infants. That should break the cycle.
  2. Re: Roxy the Boston Terrier starting Lysodren today.

    Hi All (Been a while),

    One thing Lauren mentioned to me in the Facebook group was the dog wasn't presenting strong clinical signs of hunger or thirst. Lauren, please elaborate a bit on that.
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  3. Re: Roxy the Boston Terrier starting Lysodren today.

    Hi Lauren, Glad to see that you've made it over to the Big Leagues. As I stated in the Facebook group and also pointed out by Glynda, the instruction by your vet for the loading phase to...
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    Re: I think my Pom is in distress

    LOL - I always use the tail as a handle to jack up the rear end and use the specimen cup. Been doing it since she was a pup and Lolita has no shame.
  5. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    She better buy me a few drinks first!
  6. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    Hi Marianne and everyone else,

    Glynda brought to my attention today that you'd posted and was asking about Lolita. She's doing good, still working on getting her dosage dialed in, it's been a...
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    Re: Distressed boy

    Welcome,

    For some temporary relief for his heat issues and panting you could try moving a box fan around wherever he is laying and purchase a cooling mat and see if that helps until you can get...
  8. Re: Pheochromocytoma and Cushings operation advice

    Hi Hannah,

    I see that nobody has posted to you yet but I want you to know that you're not alone. I know that that there a lot of people here that know much more than myself about (ADH )adrenal. ...
  9. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    Thanks for the opinions and confirming my gut feeling. I'll leave well enough alone and "One day at a time" it. ;)
  10. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    That's also been part of my reluctance and not wanting to get into the testing and trying to find the right split dosage. The only problem she seems to have is she sleeps most of the day and gets...
  11. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    Thanks for the birthday wishes. We actually forgot her birthday (December 18th) and remembered a week late. Things just get so frantic a week before Christmas. Not to sound like a total uncaring...
  12. Re: Questions about Cushings symptoms and diagnosis

    Maybe she passed a stone :eek:
  13. Re: New - Louisiana Catahoula w/ Cushings & incontinence

    It could be something as simple as "Spay Incontinence". My girl was on DES for years. DES is a synthetic estrogen so care needs to be given to find the lowest dose for control or you could end up...
  14. Re: Callie: Potential Cushing's Diagnosis / Sensitivity to Trilostane

    It's been about 2 months now which is the longest in years. It was recurring about every two weeks after the antibiotics ended regardless of how long she was taking them.

    One thing that seemed to...
  15. Re: Callie: Potential Cushing's Diagnosis / Sensitivity to Trilostane

    My girl also suffered from recurring UTI's and looking at a culture report from April showed the bacteria as E. Coli and that Ampicillin / Amoxicillin was "R" (resistant ?). We finally whipped it...
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    Re: i am going crazy

    I'm glad you're not going Crazy anymore - ;) I told you help was on the way.
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    Re: i am going crazy

    Welcome to the group. I'm not the expert on this but one will be along soon I'm sure. Don't go crazy before then. Did she get IV fluids, electrolytes, etc ... My guess is that she will bounce...
  18. Re: My Oreo was just diagnosed and we hit our first bump in the road

    Kathi,

    I'm glad Oreo is feeling better now and put on a bit of weight. The older we get the stiffer we get too. :rolleyes:

    Darrell and Lolita
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    Re: Pet Insurance and Cushing's

    I applied for insurance for my girl before Cushings was diagnosed, she was 9 years old at the time. Here's a blurb of the response that I received:

    "Thank you for applying for a VPI Pet...
  20. Re: Lilo is newly diagnosed and having enucleation today

    Lilosmom and Lilo,

    Just googling around and found this below. It seems to affect young dogs but is similar in appearance. Maybe that can point you in a direction until others more experienced in...
  21. Thread: Lolita

    by dsbailey
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    Re: Lolita

    Hi All,

    After finally getting her Cortisol numbers in a good place Ms. Lolita went in for her teeth cleaning today and I told the doc to take off anything little that might grow into something...
  22. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    Maybe we finally found the magic dosage number - 15 mg for a 52 lb dog - GEEZ. Her hair grew back fine (a bit weird) the first time and then when she blew her coat the second time there was already...
  23. Thread: Lolita

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    Re: Lolita

    Start Date Test Date Dosage Pre Post Symptoms Action
    04/05/2016 04/14/2016 60 mg < 1 1.2 Drinking Less, Not as Rabid Went off for 7 days
    04/21/2016 05/02/2016 0 mg < 1 4.5 Drinking Less,...
  24. Thread: Lolita

    by dsbailey
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    Re: Lolita

    You were right after ~30 days her cortisol levels came back at pre < 1 and post 3.5 - I'm so relieved. Maybe 15 mg for my 54 lb girl is the magic number.

    On to the next item. I've asked before...
  25. Re: Coda's Story - Cushing's Disease

    *** Worth Repeating ***
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