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    Update: 11/22/18
    Another product I tried and found success with is Wondercide Flea spray. The spray needs to actually come into contact with the fleas to kill them, but it also makes a very good way...
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    Comparing Pet Insurance

    It might make selecting insurance for your pup a little easier if you can compare what they they cover in one place. I recently found this resource........
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    That's great, Marianne, Hope it all makes sense. I tried to condense weeks of trial and error into one post and hope it makes sense. I hope it works for someone else...Ive had such positive results....
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    Re: New here , hypothyroid possibly more

    Hi Joan, I started at 8pm and just finished. I'm sorry if its long, I wanted to get all of it in. I sure hope it helps and keeps your boy off the antibiotics. I hope it helps every single pup as well...
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    Flea treatment - Diatomaceous earth

    Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas

    August 2018 - I first learned about Diatomaceous Earth while searching the internet for a natural way to keep fleas off my pup and decided to try it. The results were...
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    Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas

    August 2018 - I first learned about Diatomaceous Earth while searching the internet for a natural way to keep fleas off my pup and decided to try it. The results were...
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    Re: New here , hypothyroid possibly more

    Yes, I would be glad too! Itís 7:15pm est, and This is Emmaís ďmeĒ time since Iím on the laptop or doing whatever all day, and sheís making it known, so Iíll write about it ASAP- within the hour. Ok?...
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    Re: New here , hypothyroid possibly more

    Hello, I am just a member on the forum and don’t have the expertise these wonderful moderators on the forum do, but my own cushpup, Emma, was plagued with skin issues for months. I feel for Wiggy...
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    Thanks Joan, change the time she gets the pill..... that’s easy enough. Lori, since she’s been having tests run at IDEXX, I’ll request that if we can’t do the resting cortisol, which would be hard to...
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    I forgot to mention that Emma has been waking at 6am for her first meal ever since this hunger started. She wakes at the same time every single day. (Then she eats at 12, then 6) How would I be...
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    No, I havenít changed her diet at all. Yes, sometimes Iíll give her a few apple slices that are cut up, or some carrot pieces. She eats them readily, but I canít give them too often or her weight...
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    About 3 to 4 weeks ago Emma started getting hungry before meal times. I was hoping it was just her way of testing me to see if she could get more food. Before the...
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    I am so happy to see this topic discussed and hear others views. It isnít really all about what this vet or that nutritionist wrote, but about how our animals are doing with the diets we feed them....
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    Hi Marianne, youíre exactly right. I should be composing in Note or any app that saves your work as you write! I know this, but I will get in a time crunch and skip that step and then something...
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    I don’t know how I did it but I just lost my reply :~( when I finished I clicked on Post Quick Reply and it sent me back to a login page. So I will write again tomorrow- too tired too write again...
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    Thank you, Marianne. It's so good to hear from you again! Thanks for the distinction between ACTH and SNAP tests. And I feel better about her results knowing the post result is midway between low and...
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    Hello. I feel like Iíve been away from the forum forever. Each time i start to post, something pops up that needs my immediate attention; most of the time itís Emma!

    When I summarized the dates of...
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    Hi Marianne,
    Emma had her ACTH stim test on May 31, 2018 and IDEXX returned these results:

    Pre 1.3
    Post 3.4

    She had her Vetoryl at 8am with food, and the test was run at noon, 4 hours later....
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    Hello all, Iíve been trying to cut out some time to make a comment on your last posts, but Iím due back to the vet in 30 minutes for Emmaís post ACTH test and have a quick question, or comment.
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    Re: Emma - New Member Post

    Thank you Glynda and Marianne. I wanted to know your opinions on in-house versus IDEXX testing to make a decision I felt good about.

    And, as youíve shown me in our earlier posts, a dog should...
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    Yes, that makes sense. But what are the general opinions of in-house testing vs sending tests to IDEXX to be be analyzed?

    Is one regarded as better than the other?i know that it helps testing...
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    The reason I asked about in-house vs IDEXX testing is the difference in costs. A vet I spoke to today that I’ve known for over 10 years told me she likes to do her own testing, but if anyone requests...
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    Good Advice. I wish I had know all the important questions to ask when Emma was first diagnosed, but I believe I'm better equipped now. I've learned so much from this forum. It's basic,...
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    That is so interesting, Lori. So do you think 1. Most vets know this and do not use the maximum amount of cosyntropin 2. Most vets don’t know this 3. Some vets know this, use the lesser amount and...
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    So an obvious question for me is doesn't giving them all of the stimulating agent drive their cortisol levels higher than if they were only given a fraction of it? It sounds like a reasonable...
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