Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes

Cushing’s Disease Veterinary Notes So, I put together 39 pages of information on Cushing’s Disease, which is overactive Adrenal Glands. The body produces way too much Cortisol and the impact is insulin antagonism, and hunger and thirst, weight gain, thinning skin, premature aging. And increased vulnerability to infections. Actually, a lot of the same symptoms … Read more

Mult-Drug-Resistance-1 (MDR-1) Gene in Dogs What Does It Mean?

We sent some samples out for genetic DNA testing on a dog, to find out what breeds he was and one of the tests came back positive for the MDR-1 gene. The owner asked me what that was, and whether it mattered or not. Mult-Drug-Resistance-1 MDR-1 Gene in Dogs What Does It Mean? In a … Read more

So Your Pet Has Kidney Issues?

Kidney Case Review and Understanding Kidney Disease in Companion Animals This document is for my clients who have pets that have been diagnosed with kidney issues. There’s a ton of information to take in when you get that ‘news’ and so I put together this one-page handout to refresh your memory after we talk. Interpretation … Read more