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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Hi again, Kevin, and truly I'm feeling hopeful right alongside you! Under the circumstances, I think your report is definitely a positive one :-))))

    As far as increasing the Vetoryl prior to the...
  2. Thread: Testing

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    Re: Testing

    Dear Jeanine,

    I’m so sorry that it’s taken me this long to get back to you. As the mom of an elderly Lab, myself, my heart goes out to you in the face of Lucy’s mobility issues. My own dog does...
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    Re: Appetite - little Jelly Bean has passed

    Omigoodness, your photo brings a tear to my eye. It is so sweet and dear. Thank you so much for sharing it with us!

    You have suffered too much loss in such a short time — I truly wish I could...
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    Re: Testing

    Hello Jeanine and Lucy, and welcome! I’m sorry that I can’t write a longer note now, but I’ll be back later on to add more. In the meantime, though, I wanted to tell you that we’re really glad you...
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    Re: My big boy Gable

    Hey Joan, I would want to have Gable’s thyroid level checked before increasing the Vetoryl dose. If he’s getting too much thyroid supplementation, that could account for the excessive panting,...
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    Re: Appetite - little Jelly Bean has passed

    Oh my goodness! I’m so deeply sorry, too. What a horrible shock in the midst of all your other grief and worry. I truly have no words to tell you how much my heart is hurting for you today. If it...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Surely hoping that things will be going well for Cooper. As far as the UTIs, yep, they are a common occurrence for Cushpups and your vet is correct that getting the cortisol level under control can...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    It’s so good to hear back from you, Kevin, and I’ll definitely be sending healing prayers your way! I surely do understand all the stress and uncertainty that you and your girlfriend have been...
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    Re: Appetite

    Oh my goodness, I’m so sorry to hear about your husband’s death and all the other illnesses that you’ve been dealing with. That is so much sadness and stress to be shouldering! No wonder you’re...
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    Re: “Shivering from Vectoryl ?”

    Thank you so much for this update. I absolutely agree with you that it’s better to be safer than sorry, so I applaud your decisions going forward. We’ll be very anxious to learn the monitoring...
  11. Re: Miracle dog! 19 yr old Mini Doxie. Need Holistic Vet referral

    Hello again, and I apologize for my delay in getting back with you. But I’ve taken this time to read through your thread multiple times in the hope that I would be able to offer you some helpful new...
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    Re: Appetite

    Hello and welcome from me, too. I “second” everything that Joan has written above — the info she’s asked about will be really helpful to us. Also, I totally agree that in the face of Jelly Bean’s...
  13. Re: Miracle dog! 19 yr old Mini Doxie. Need Holistic Vet referral

    Hello and welcome to you and your boy. Omigosh but it sounds as though you’ve both been through an awful lot during this past year — I’m so sorry!! I’ll have to wait until later today to be able to...
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    Re: Vet reluctant to treat

    Ahhh, that brings a smile to my face and also a tear to my eye. It speaks so directly to the spirit and heart of our furbabies, even in the midst of pain or hardship of their own. One of our dear...
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    Re: Vet reluctant to treat

    OK, I’m back again now with that lengthier reply that I promised! First of all, I am a devoted Lab mom, myself. My first boy (my avatar photo) was my beloved Cushpup who brought me to this family...
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    Re: Muscle Regrowth

    Hi Jenni! It’s so good to see you back here, and especially to read good news about Eli and also this new supplement you’ve found. You’ll see I’ve moved your new thread here to our “Everything...
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    Re: Vet reluctant to treat

    Hello and welcome to you and your girl — we’re so glad to have you with us! I’m afraid this is going to be a busy morning for me elsewhere, so I’m unable to offer as much information as I’d like to...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Oh you're so very welcome, Kevin! The Cushing's journey has presented a lot of questions and hurdles for many of our parents here, so our hearts definitely go out to you. The worry and the...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Hello Kevin! I just now happened to be on the forum, right as you posted, so I’m very glad to be able to approve your membership and to welcome you to our family. I’m very sorry, however, for the...
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    Re: “Shivering from Vectoryl ?”

    I’m so glad those links seemed helpful. You are definitely doing the right thing by monitoring carefully for overdose, and hopefully the 60 mg. will turn out to be a good dose for Irma. We’ll be...
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    Re: “Shivering from Vectoryl ?”

    Hello, and welcome to you and your girl! As you can see, I’m a Lab lover myself ;-)))). In answer to your question, yes, tremoring or shivering episodes have been noted by quite a few members here...
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    Re: Suni

    Aside from preparing bland chicken and white rice during GI upsets, I have never home cooked for my dogs. So unfortunately I have no tips in that regard — hopefully some other folks will have ideas...
  23. Re: 10 year old female beagle just diagnosed with Cushings

    Awwwww, Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to you, Colleen, although I know the celebration had to be so bittersweet. My husband and I are still getting used to much quieter holiday celebrations,...
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    Re: Suni

    Shelba, thanks so much for your update, but I’m sorry to hear that things are still pretty stressful for you. I sure wish I knew something that would help with Suni’s cough, but that’s one challenge...
  25. Re: 10 year old female beagle just diagnosed with Cushings

    Thank you for your kind wishes, Colleen, and I’m sending my warmest thoughts your way as you continue to grieve for your precious girl. Sometimes truly the best we can do is to hold on by a thread. ...
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