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Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

The main function of the endocrine gland is to maintain the secretion of hormones for different organs in the body. One such hormone is the cortisone hormone which is responsible for the carbohydrate and protein metabolism in dogs. When any kind of fluctuation happens in the body that increases the cortisone level, the entire metabolic [...]

Symptoms of Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease is a very common disease among dogs and can effect each one differently. Although mostly elderly dogs are susceptible to this disease, Cushing's disease can affect any dog at any phase of life. The symptoms associated with these disease may mislead the owners and the vets with other diseases. However, Cushing's disease should [...]

Cushing’s Disease Medications and Side Effects

Cushing's disease is a serious life threatening disease commonly found in older dogs. This disease although mostly common in certain breeds, can affect all dog breeds. Cushing's disease greatly reduces the life expectancy of a dog and can also prove to be fatal when not treated in time. Some owners even fail to spot the [...]

Testing for Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease is becoming quite common in older dogs. The disease often makes the dog display symptoms which leads the veterinary doctor to unintentionally misdiagnose the disease. A wrong diagnosis, which happens quite frequently, can even claim the life of the dog and make it harder for him or her to survive. Hence, it is [...]

Cushing’s Disease Dogs

About Cushing's Cushing's disease, also known as Hyperadrenocortisicm and Hypercortisolism is a disorder of the pituitary and adrenal glands. Cushing's disease develops as a result of overproduction of corticosteroids from the adrenal glands. This condition is becoming excessively common in pets. While the predominant victims are dogs, cats although rare, are also susceptible to develop [...]