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  1. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    Hey Everyone,

    Now I’m in panic mode, not because Annie is sick, but because she’s ok and now I’m just waiting for the next “shoe to fall”,. I really try to be a positive person, but the minute...
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    Re: Attitude for gratitude

    I’m so grateful that my little baby made it through this day and is sleeping peacefully beside me. She finished up her antibiotic today and I”m very thankful for that. She also made it through...
  3. Re: New here. Diagnosis today for our Silver Lab of PD Cushings. Guidance please.

    Did you receive my message? Karen

    I hope all is well.
  4. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Hi Marianne,

    I always appreciate your input! We decided it would be in Annie’s best interest to board her at the vet while we are gone. There are so many things that could go wrong I won’t even ...
  5. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    Hi everyone,

    I apologize for my little rant—I have been so stressed lately with all the meds I have to put into my little baby’s body.

    In fact, since she is still on amoxicillin for her liver I...
  6. Re: The Invisible Emotional Burden of Caring for a Sick Pet

    I feel like this might be one of the more important threads in this section. There are days when I just don’t want to take care of anything, anyone, including me, or any living being in my...
  7. Re: My havanese pup has been diagnosed with cushings

    Hi Frank,
    I know how much better you must feel since the ultrasound! As a pup mom who has been through two pups with gallbladder problems, I would recommend you ask your vet about “sludge” in the...
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    Re: Attitude for gratitude

    Today I am grateful for this forum and a connection I made with the mom of another dual diagnosis pup. We are strangers in a strange land and I am looking forward to talking with her. Oh, lest I...
  9. Re: New here. Diagnosis today for our Silver Lab of PD Cushings. Guidance please.

    I will send you a message tomorrow. Today was a long day so please forgive the brief delay. Blessings, Karen
  10. Re: New here. Diagnosis today for our Silver Lab of PD Cushings. Guidance please.

    Hi back, I’m glad I could give you some hopeful-helpful information. I spent time this afternoon reading through your prior posts. My goodness you guys have been through hell and back with your...
  11. Re: New here. Diagnosis today for our Silver Lab of PD Cushings. Guidance please.

    Hi,

    I also have a dual diagnosis pup. Annie is a 10 year old miniature schnauzer who has been diabetic for over a year and was diagnosed with cushings in February of this year.

    I share your...
  12. Thread: New to Cushings

    by Katy1
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    Re: New to Cushings

    Ok, everyone just take a deep breath. Annie is doing so much better and if anyone wants to rant on her vet, you need to rant on me first because i’m her first line of defense.

    The amoxicillin...
  13. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Oh, man what a day! I knew when I posted that Annie was doing great that I probably shouldn’t have done that.

    Forward a week. We woke up this morning to our normal routine, but no such luck. ...
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    Re: Attitude for gratitude

    Today, I just feel so blessed by the presence of our little Annie. After over 45 years of pups in my life, she has been the most challenging from a physical standpoint. This little girl must have a...
  15. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    Hi everyone,

    I just wanted to touch base before things get more crazy then they already are. Annie had her semi-annual senior check up last Friday. Doc still can’t believe that she’s still alive...
  16. Re: My havanese pup has been diagnosed with cushings

    Hi Frank,
    I don’t know anything about the effects of trilostaine, I’ll leave that up to the experts here. My concern would be the change in Snoop’s behavior after starting his meds.

    I had a...
  17. Re: My havanese pup has been diagnosed with cushings

    Hi Frank and welcome to the most wonderful place in cyberspace if you have a Cushings pup.

    In reading through your thread, I did not read that Snoop had an ultrasound done. I know it’s an extra...
  18. Re: 13 year old dog with "Cushings Light" (words the vet used)

    Hi Julie,

    I just wanted to jump in here to say hi. So sorry to hear about Jackson's latest struggles but hopefully he's on the mend. I know this hasn't been easy for you either. Just wanted...
  19. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    IiHi Everyone….and a special thanks to Marianne for checking in on us. To begin, so no one has to worry, Annie is doing GREAT!!!! I was the one who was out of action last week with some bug. To...
  20. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    Well, one would think that after 6 months of researching, reading, reading some more, and listening that I would have a clue about Cushings. NOT SO!!!!!!

    I think that I feel somewhat comfortable...
  21. Thread: New to Cushings

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    Re: New to Cushings

    Everyone please excuse me for asking, but why is Trilostaine preferred over Lysodren? Is it safer, less expensive—- except for Leslie, I feel like I ‘m the “Lysodren loaner”.

    I’ve looked online...
  22. Thread: Too Much Grief

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    Re: Too Much Grief

    Thank you Leslie for sharing those beautiful words. I haven’t read Gibran since my hippie days in college, but they mean more now to me because I need them.

    I hope you and your pups and family...
  23. Thread: Too Much Grief

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    Re: Too Much Grief

    Oh wow, I just don’t know how to express my feelings right now. Annie is doing fine and we are working toward the goal of getting her cataracts fixed as soon as her bg is fully stabilized.

    We...
  24. Thread: Butterflies!

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    Re: Butterflies!

    Well, I just had to chime in here too. When I was teaching middle school science in Hays, Kansas during the mid 90’s, we also raised monarchs in our classroom. First we would go out and collect...
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    Re: Attitude for gratitude

    Joan, what a wonderful tribute to your grandson’s strong spirit and his wonderful family. My happy tears are flowing for all of you. Many more blessings to you all. Karen
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