Cushings Syndrome

Cushings Syndrome is one of those ‘diseases’ that can quite easily be overlooked as the signs and symptoms are usually associated with an ageing dog. Once diagnosed though, the symptoms can be monitored. Medication is required on a monthly basis and at the moment it is currently very expensive. Let’s hope that one day soon…

Your doggie diets

Another excellent menu offered up here and one that looks like it’s helping this little old lady. Thanks Diana for sharing this! I am fostering a 12 yr old lady!  Her name is Sky Baby, I got her  February 2013. When I got her, she weighed 21 lbs, had a skin infection, ear infection &…

A new Cushings Test

A diagnostic test on dog hair has been found to provide a good indication of Cushing’s disease. A fascinating article in ‘Horse Talk’ reports that Austrian researchers have found that analysis of dog hair can provide a quick and reliable way to diagnosis an animal with Cushings. Horse Talk obviously is interested in Horses, but…

Cushings: Another way?

Our dear friend Encontro de Branquelos drew our attention to an alternative way to treat Cushings in a post he recently left on our Facebook Page. We thought it deserved a more prominent placement, so here is it, offering a few alternatives, as you would expect. Cushing’s Disease is a common condition in older dogs….

Angus Fala

Hello Scottish Terrier Health Network: My name is Angus Fala – I’m a soon to be 12 year old Scottish Terrier (on May 5th). I was diagnosed with ATypical Cushings Disease back in November of 2010 when I was 9 years old. Originally, my hoomans thought something might be wrong as I gradually drank more and more,…

Cushings Disease

As Finlay is currently undergoing medication for Cushings, we’re going to keep this “health issue” prominently placed. It is a disease which is becoming more and more common, but equally very easily over-looked by dog owners. Hopefully reading, and re-reading this article will help you understand what to look out for. If you currently have…