Mugsy, our 12yo PWD, probably has Cushing's Disease. Everything else has been ruled out and we're getting more tests done. We have a good vet but I was interested in any personal experience readers have had with Cushing's Disease, especially in older dogs. Other than this Mugsy is very active and in very good health.
/dan
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Mugsy, our 12yo PWD, probably has Cushing's Disease. Everything else has been ruled out and we're getting more tests done. ... had with Cushing's Disease, especially in older dogs. Other than this Mugsy is very active and in very good health.

you might try posting your question to rec.pets.dogs.health. you're more likely to find what you're looking for there.

shelly
http://www.cat-sidh.net
http://cat-sidh.blogspot.com /
Mugsy, our 12yo PWD, probably has Cushing's Disease. Everything else ... this Mugsy is very active and in very good health.

you might try posting your question to rec.pets.dogs.health. you're more likely to find what you're looking for there.

I did a couple of days ago - nada.
Seems to be a lot more traffic here even without you-know-who.

/dan
I did a couple of days ago - nada.

it may take awhile for someone to respond. or, there may be no one with the information you're looking for.
Seems to be a lot more traffic here even without you-know-who.

heh. yes, *behavior usually gets the highest traffic, so it can't hurt to give it a try. hopefully, someone (sane!) will respond.

shelly
http://www.cat-sidh.net
http://cat-sidh.blogspot.com /
Mugsy, our 12yo PWD, probably has Cushing's Disease. Everything else has been ruled out and we're getting more tests done. ... had with Cushing's Disease, especially in older dogs. Other than this Mugsy is very active and in very good health.

You might also try alt.med.veterinary

Marcel and Moogli
http://mudbunny.blogspot.com /
I did a couple of days ago - nada.

I had a dog with pituitary cancer producing Cushingoid symptoms, which we treated. I saw your post and had no idea what you were looking for.

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Mugsy, our 12yo PWD, probably has Cushing's Disease. Everything else has been ruled out and we're getting more tests done. ... with Cushing's Disease, especially in older dogs. Other than this Mugsy is very active and in very good health. /dan

I'm primarily interested in "quality of life" issues - mainly Mugsy but ours also. Like I said we trust our vet and Tufts is nearby if we need experts.
/dan
I'm primarily interested in "quality of life" issues - mainly Mugsy but ours also. Like I said we trust our vet and Tufts is nearby if we need experts. /dan

Had a friend with a Springer Spaniel with Cushings and with medication, the dog had some good years after diagnosis. They felt the medications, etc. were expensive, but worth it...
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