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  1. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    Blue has passed. We believe it was brain tumor that caused him to shut down. He became totally lethargic didn't engage seemed confused didn't seem to know us had strange distant cloudy look in his...
  2. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    So eye doctor said his eyes are healthy so vet thinks it's neurological in his brain. A stim test showed normal cushing s controlled no overdose on vetryol. We are treating conservatively symptomatic...
  3. Re: Daisy - 6yo labrador diagnosed with Cushings

    we are going through a similar situation with blue. 6 year old lab. two weeks ago we thought possibly sards but the opthomologist said his eyes are healthy. we did another acth test three days ago...
  4. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    Blues eyes are dilated we went to vet his pupils aren't working she thinks sards we are referring to opthomologist. She did test for diabetes and high blood pressure all good there. Ugh.
  5. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    hello! blue's urinalysis came back and I think we are doing good.
    the vet stated: Blue's urinalysis results are as expected showing a very dilute urine (caused by Cushing's disease), without...
  6. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    just wanted to check in....we got blue's test results...doing good! total T4- 2.2 - the cortisol-pre ACTH was 1.3 and the Cortisol-Post ACTH 2.1 . his ALP was 642 six months ago and now it is 281. we...
  7. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    He has been doing well. Even his hair grew back on his belly. His next test is next week. It's been 6 months. We did leave him for a few days as my son got married in tampa Nov 17. Had a babysitter...
  8. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    hello! hope you are well! I had a quick question. Blue has a dry cough...hack....not constant. started last night. and this morning, and still this afternoon. I initially thought he ate his food too...
  9. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    A couple of weeks
  10. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    quick check in...Blue had his test and the results are looking good.
    cortisol pre acth 2 and cortisol post 3.7
    that's good right?
    thank goodness we are in a good place right now...with...
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    Re: Checking in for June 2018

    I'll check in with you all. Blue is doing great! He originally started (March 2018) on 120 mg of trilostane, and we felt it was too much, he got a little zoned out. We took him down to 60 mg a day in...
  12. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    ok good to know thank you so much. I'm a nervous wreck but I watch him closely. i'll keep you posted. thanks for all your advice.
  13. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    she said....and here goes....
    " In regards to the ACTH stim testing: equivocal results pre and post within the reference range are excellent. It means the adrenal glands cannot be stimulated...
  14. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    We spoke with blue's vet today and we are doing another month of 120mg trilostane. (he started this medication a month ago) She then wants to go to 60mg and schedule acth test 10-14 days after the...
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    Sticky: Re: How did you find us?

    A book by Michael Holt - cushings in dogs
  16. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    I had a random question...its 3 weeks today Blue is on Trilostane 120mg daily. He seems to be doing ok. he does look like he's lost some more weight but its hard to weigh him at home. he went from...
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    Re: Golden newly diagnosed

    my dog drools also. a lot! been doing it for years. mostly over food. none of my other labs ever did that. he has been symptomatic of cushings for over a year now and just recently confirmed and put...
  18. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    Blues acth came back 3.5 pre and 3.5 post. (At the bottom of the results the lab stated an extra lavender tube was submitted and would be held for 48 hours). So I'm hoping they did the tests right....
  19. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    4 days in with 120mg vetoryl in the morning with his breakfast, and so far so good. I may see slight improvement, but certainly not any worse than he was prior to the meds. No adverse reactions thus...
  20. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    oh good to know. you are so right! gosh I didn't think that through. how do I switch him over? skip tonight and give it in the morning? thanks so much! and also, yes they only approved the 120 mg...
  21. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    hello! We ordered the meds and it came on Saturday. so I need to be aware of that I guess when it comes time to refill...allow for shipping? We gave him his first dose, 120mg of trilostane yesterday....
  22. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    We got the blood test results vet said it's through the roof...baseline of 3 and test results at 28 post. Is this bad? It sounds bad. She is starting him on trilostane i have to order it. I have to...
  23. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    the vet agreed to do the testing tomorrow. wish us luck. hopefully we will get some answers and help for blue.
  24. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    just checking in...its been 4 weeks since blue started his thyroid meds. no change really. he just mopes around. well actually i should clarify, he's claimed the rocker recliner, the only thing he...
  25. Re: Is it cushings or not with our blue

    thanks so much guys. so heres a new twist...blood in stool? he seems fine. regular and all. we've noticed it before but didn't think much of it. is that a symptom of cushings as well? I'm taking a...
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