Tag Archives: Cushing’s disease

Canine Addison’s Disease

Canine Addison’s disease can have very serious health consequences. Many owners ignore the signs for one reason or another which is a huge mistake. The adrenal glands are responsible for producing hormones that aid many different bodily functions. Therefore, the condition can cause problems with a range of body systems. There are a few reasons why the adrenal gland can

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Canine Cushing’s Disease

Canine Cushing’s disease is commonly referred to as hyperadrenocorticism. It occurs whenever the body starts producing too much of a hormone known as glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoid is necessary for various bodily systems to function properly. However, too much of its presence in the body can cause harmful side effects. The adrenal gland is responsible for secreting this hormone. If something goes

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Canine Osteoarthritis

Canine osteoarthritis is a condition in which the joints slowly deteriorate over time. Bone, soft tissue, and cartilage will become inflamed and deteriorate slowly. Bone growths or spurs can also form around the joints due to the inflammation. This condition can affect any joint in the body. However, the hips, elbows, knees, and lower back are usually affected. There are

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