Is there a Cushing’s cure? The condition known as Cushing’s disease presents itself in a range of symptoms that can be difficult to diagnose. Once developed, can the disease ever be cured or can you only manage the symptoms? Let’s explore this complex question. Cushing’s Disease Cushing’s disease is caused by an overproduction of corticosteroids … Continue reading Can Cushing’s Be Cured?
Though there’s no clear reason as to why in some dog breeds Cushings Disease is more likely to develop, the evidence is clear. Some breeds are more prone to experience hyperadrenocorticism (another way to say Cushing’s). Dogs with the likelihood of Cushing’s disease range from large to small, with no clear distinction between breeds. Vets … Continue reading Which Dog Breeds Are More Likely To Develop Cushing’s Disease?
Whether your pup gets shivers during a thunderstorm or retreats to the bedroom when company comes, their body is reacting to fear, releasing a physical and emotional response. Stress and anxiety in dogs can increase their corticosteroid production. For a dog with Cushing’s, the fight or flight mechanism at work in them will complicate corticosteroid … Continue reading Addressing Corticosteroid Demands in Your Dog: Stress and Anxiety
Inflammation in dogs is a varied symptom that can be hard to pinpoint. As a pet parent caring for a dog with Cushing’s disease, inflammation is another factor that can add to your pup’s discomfort. Although we typically think of inflammation in the muscles and joints, it can occur in other parts of the body … Continue reading Addressing Corticosteroid Demands in Your Dog: Inflammation
Whole Food Additions to Kibble For dogs and their owners, a lot revolves around food. What to feed a dog and how much is a big topic for vets, pet enthusiasts, and dog owners alike. Certain diets have been given more thought lately as pet health, like human health has moved towards a focus on … Continue reading Whole Food Additions to Kibble