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My dog has been diagnosed with "Atypical Cushings Disease."
My dog has been diagnosed with "Atypical Cushings Disease." I am a little bit confused about what this is and how it is different than regular Cushing's Disease. For the past two years she has been di… read more
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I have a 12 year old beagle who was diagnosed with atypical cushings earlier this year.. But he has been responding very well to treatment so far. Last Thursday he vomited, but then Friday everything … read more
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my senior female border collie lab mix has the following symptoms
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My 7 yr old female Chihuahua has a voracious apetite, thirst
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My 6 year old cairn has had 6 superchems since January. She
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My dog has been constantly peeing. I took him to the vet
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Our dog has atypical Cushings with what we ahve been calling
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Im pretty sure my 12 yr old chihuahua has "tracheal collapse".
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My dog was diagnosed with atypical cushings (pituitary related)
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