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    Re: "Glad" To Be Here

    You post all questions and comments in this thread. That way you and we have Chancey's history all in one spot VS spread out over countless threads like FB works. You will find this is much easier...
  2. Re: Yohnny 11 year old Shih-tzu with Cushing-like problems

    I didn't know what that drug was so I looked it up....it is a heart medicine so I am confused why it was giving for kidney issues. My Squirt was incontinent and was given a drug called Proin....she...
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    Mac it is really good to hear from you again tho I wish the circumstances were better. It is just a tough time for us all and made worse by situations like the one your hubby had to face. I can...
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    Re: Another update

    So good to hear from you again, Melissa! And what wonderful news about your growing family! I know your heart is full of love and joy and hope. I pray you and yours remain well and safe and I...
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    Re: Does my dog have cushings? SBT

    The only other test I might want to do at this point IF any at all would be an abdominal ultrasound. This test would give the vets a look at her internal organs to see in anything was happening...
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    Re: Does my dog have cushings? SBT

    I am assuming this was a resting cortisol since there is only one number? If so, then Misty needs to have a full ACTH which will give you two numbers - one prior to the stimming agent and the second...
  7. Re: Medication not working on symptoms anymore but cortisol levels ok?

    uuhhhhh yeah, a new vet is in order. ;) This one doesn't seem to understand that she works for you not the other way around.
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    Glad to hear some of yours are coming up, Lori! Some of mine are as well. I am hoping the ones that haven't broken ground aren't supposed to just yet. ;)

    Marianne, glad you got at least that...
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    Re: Does my dog have cushings? SBT

    Hi and welcome to you and Misty!

    Since we all have enough to be worrying about right now I wanted to add that there is rarely any need to rush into treating Cushing's. Untreated cush pups can and...
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    Re: New to Forum

    Hi!

    Welcome to you and Jake!

    I cannot stress strongly enough how important the information Marianne gave you about the dosing is. This drug is VERY powerful and a dose that is too high can...
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    Just got notification that my visitor for tomorrow will not be coming after all....Crystal Springs, the resort, is cancelling all reservations for the foreseeable future. ~~whew~~ My friend and...
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    Lori, I am so sorry about your Aunt and for what your uncle and family are having to endure on top of this loss due to this crisis. Sending virtual hugs to you and lifting prayers for you all....
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    This is long, so grab a cup of tea. :o :D

    According to the official Arkansas information, which I trust this much: _____, there are 118 positives, 154 under investigation, 501 being monitored, and...
  14. Thread: Help!

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    Re: Help!

    Oh I am so very glad Eli continues to improve! That is good news for all! Please keep in touch and let us know how he is doing....you and your baby boy are part of our little family here now and...
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    Re: Help!

    Do you have the ranges for the ACTH? I think 18 is the usual cutoff or upper limit for a normal reading but am not sure. Either way that post of 18.4 is not enough to definitively diagnose...
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    Re: Help!

    Hi and welcome to you and your sweet Eli!

    How is Eli today? Has his digestive system settled down? Is he more like his usual self?

    I am concerned about 2 things from reading your post. 1)...
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    If you get your dog food on an automatic ship - check the pricing before it arrives. The dog food I am using for Bud and Sophie doubled in one week both on Chewy and Amazon. They were running low...
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    Re: Corona Virus Pandemic Preparedness

    Beautiful!
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    Re: Trilostone

    Liquid med doses can easily be confusing so don't feel bad. ;) The bottle should say something like 50mg/ml or 10mg/ml or 20mg/ml. Then it will tell you how many ml to give. So if you are using...
  20. Re: Medication not working on symptoms anymore but cortisol levels ok?

    Hi and welcome from me as well!

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    Cushing's is one of, if not THE, most difficult canine disease to correctly diagnose. Not only does this disease share signs with many other...
  21. Re: Yohnny 11 year old Shih-tzu with Cushing-like problems

    Marianne posted while I was comparing labwork previously posted and I have to agree with what she said....my concern would be something going on with the liver. So I too am glad Yhonny is seeing an...
  22. Re: Newly diagnosed - Any success stories with Tristolane?

    Thanks for letting us know!

    Dechra's protocol is to stop the med for up to 7 days then restart at the lower dose. So please keep a very close eye on him for any signs of low cortisol - loss of...
  23. Re: Newly diagnosed - Any success stories with Tristolane?

    Did Rexie's result make it in yet?
  24. Re: Yohnny 11 year old Shih-tzu with Cushing-like problems

    Hi Amanda!

    Welcome to you and Yhonny!

    Yes the ACTH is used to test for Cushing's, both the pituitary based and the adrenal based forms. However, I would pursue the test for Atypical that...
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    Re: Cushing’s and Food

    Hi Freyja,

    Welcome to you and Mack!

    How long ago was the test that gave the 153 result (I am asking because the cortisol can drop too low at any time on Vetoryl and loss of appetite is one of...
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