After lots of observations and tests, your dog is diagnosed with a seemingly incurable disease: Cushing’s. Your mind is swirling as you learn about adrenal overproduction and the effects it has on a dog’s body. You consult your vet and are given limited options for treatment. What do you do? Fortunately, you’re not alone. There … Continue reading Treatment Options for Dogs Diagnosed with Cushing’s Disease
America seems infatuated with the carb-less diet. And in truth, cutting carbs that are less beneficial can prove healthy for the gut and other parts of the body. Can we apply the same ideas to our canine friends—do carbs affect Cushings disease? How do carbs affect Cushings disease in dogs? Biologically speaking, dogs don’t require … Continue reading Carbs and Cushing’s
What is Phosphatidylserine? Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a lipid compound called a phospholipid that covers and protects cells. Produced both naturally in the body and in foods or plants, you can find PS as a human supplement that promotes brain health and cell function. Lately, it’s been looked at for properties that could impact dogs with … Continue reading Is Phosphatidylserine Safe For Cushing’s Dogs?
CushAway is proud to partner with All Those Left Behind Pet Rescue (ATLB). For years, this shelter has helped foster some of the neediest dogs and other animals. Those with hard to place behavior quirks and medical problems can find a home through ATLB. Located in Morris, Illinois, ATLB started as a home-based foster rescue … Continue reading CushAway Partners with Shelter All Those Left Behind Pet Rescue
When the temperature rises, cool treats are a fun snack for dogs and humans alike. However, giving Fido a big cone of ice cream may not be the best for his tummy. The mix of milk, cream, and sugar can be hard for dogs to digest, especially if your pooch is lactose intolerant or sensitive … Continue reading Whole Food Dog Treats for Summer