When a beloved furry friend isn’t well, we as pet parents want to restore their health and tail-wagging fun as much as possible. Cushing’s disease is a condition that affects a dog’s hormone-producing glands, the adrenal and or pituitary, causing an overproduction of cortisol and even tumors. This fight or flight hormone affects many parts … Continue reading Can Supplements For Dogs with Cushing’s Disease Help?
How do you know if your sweet dog has Cushing’s? Since the disease presents with a variety of symptoms, it can be hard to identify. Cushing’s disease is the result of corticosteroid overproduction or internal tumors of the adrenal and pituitary glands. The signs of Cushing’s disease can be slow to show. However, there are … Continue reading What Are the Signs of Cushing’s Disease?
We’ve learned recently that normal can be redefined to create the best environment for someone’s well -being, and for dogs it’s much the same. For a dog, achieving a normal life with Cushing’s disease may involve providing a new nutrition and supplement regimen or adapting a less strenuous exercise routine. The key is to identify … Continue reading Can Dogs Live a Normal Life With Cushing’s?
When warm months are upon us, it’s important to be mindful of a dog’s water intake. Since Cushing’s dogs are prone to symptoms like excessive thirst, it’s especially important to care for your pup’s hydration when the weather gets hot. Foods that Hydrate Since a whole food diet or a kibble diet with whole food … Continue reading Keep Your Cushing’s Dog Hydrated
What Are the Benefits of Probiotics? Taking probiotics has been linked to a lowered risk for cancer, tumorous growths, and chronic diseases. It increases energy and strengthens the immune system. A healthy gut means more nutrients are released and absorbed into the body, providing fuel for every system to excel. The Innovative Veterinary Care Journal … Continue reading Probiotics and Dogs: FAQ’s