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My Golden Retriever 8 years receives allergen immunotherapy

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My Golden Retriever 8 years receives allergen immunotherapy shots every three weeks for allergies to grass, trees, pollen. He has been getting these for 7 years . All symptoms have stopped. He got Wellness blood work last week and one of his liver enzymes is at 1000 instead on around 100. Last year it was at 500 and he had an ultrasound done of his liver and everything was normal. Could these antigen injections I give him be causing the rise in his liver enzyme?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

It would help to know which of the liver enzymes is the one that is elevated.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Each enzyme is different, has a different function, and can be elevated for different reasons.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

You might consider some liver protecting supplements, such as SAMe, milk thistle, fish oil. Whatever is causing the elevated enzymes, it may help to protect the liver. Denamarin is a great supplement that contains both SAMe and milk thistle's active ingredient, marin.