need advice for cushiness
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: need advice for cushiness

  1. #1
    lab13 is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    286

    Defaultneed advice for cushings

    Hello, is has been awhile since I have been on the site.
    My 10 yr old choco lab has been diagnosed with the start of cushings.
    She has some of the symptoms i.e. panting, hair loss, rear end leg muscle weakness but no excessive water intake or peeing.

    Her test results are not high enough to start meds for cushing.

    What can I help her with naturally i.e. diet, supplements?

    She is also low normal thyroid so the vet has suggested we try supplementing with low thyroid meds first to see if this helps.

    Any thoughts please?

    Thanks
    Last edited by lab13; 05-24-2012 at 09:04 AM. Reason: spelling of title cushings

  2. Remove Advertisements
    JustLabradors.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    nellies mom is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Potomac, MD
    Posts
    2,695

    Default

    My Nellie had the same symptoms plus she acted like she had dementia. Thyroid meds have made a world of difference.
    ~~~~~~~~
    Danie
    Nellie, CGC
    Bailey
    Gunner
    Munchie
    ~~~~~~~~
    The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. -- Gandhi

  4. #3
    lab13 is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    286

    Default

    Oh thank you Nellies Mom for your info.
    My lab is to start the thyroid meds today.
    Fingers crossed.

  5. Remove Advertisements
    JustLabradors.com
    Advertisements
     

  6. #4
    lab13 is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    286

    Default

    What type of diet does Nellie eat?

Similar Threads

  1. Advice and a Hug?
    By Cappy_TX in forum Lab Chat
    Replies: 60
    Last Post: 02-24-2010, 11:34 AM
  2. Need some advice
    By Callaway in forum Lab Health and Nutrition
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-18-2009, 02:18 PM
  3. Need some advice
    By imported_oakley in forum Lab Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-14-2008, 02:48 PM
  4. hi im new and i need some advice about my lab!!!
    By sadiemay in forum Introductions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-08-2008, 05:27 PM
  5. I NEED ADVICE!!!
    By Koda in forum Lab Chat
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 04-25-2006, 09:19 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25