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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-20-2009, 05:11 PM
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Posted By ventilate
Re: Hello All!

Congrats from me too, this is a great mile stone, shows them vets that say 2 years at most, HUH. Bailey would not have gotten this far without a excellent mom like you. Congrats to both of you and...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-18-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,046
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Re: Nike and Kenai

Well the pads work ok, Nike slides a tiny bit before the pads stick. Most of them came off yesterday and last night. I put more on her tonight. I didnt put any on her front paws , just her hind end....
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-15-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,046
Posted By ventilate
Re: Nike and Kenai

John;
well the pads are still on Nikes feet even after going out in the rain last night and this AM. They seem to work as long as they are placed in the right place on the pads, probably not an...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By ventilate
Re: Nike and Kenai

wanted to post an update for Nike and Kenai; Yes its Kenai again. He growled at me when he was laying on MY bed and I tried to get in MY bed and I guess it desturbed his royal ass, so I did the Cesar...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By ventilate
Re: Hello All!

Interesting, Hi Beth; I am still wondering why you didnt comment on Jenny calling you a horses rear end:p:p
Ahh I can always count on you guys for a laugh. Beth I know this past weekend was tough...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,189
Posted By ventilate
Re: Paw-Pads - Self Adhesive Traction Pads

Well, got the Paw Pads, I think they will work, dont know how long they will stay on and on my big dogs big paws I have to be careful where I place them. I got the largest ones but Nikes pads are...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-08-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,006
Posted By ventilate
Re: Something else beside the useful Pill pockets

Marcela
Please let me know how the doggie doh is. I have to give Nike 2 a day and youre right they are expensive, if that doh works it would be excellent. Please PM me when you get it and let me...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-08-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,189
Posted By ventilate
Re: Paw-Pads - Self Adhesive Traction Pads

Saw the pet paw stickers. they look like they may work. I used the socks before as well and they did turn over and made them more slick. I ordered 2 sets. of the pads, even if they only work for a...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By ventilate
Re: Adrenalectomy

Joann
Glenda gave the link for a distributer for the pill pockets, what they are:
they come in 2 sizes, I get the big ones, there are about 30 in each bag and it costs me about $8.50 per bag....
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,780
Posted By ventilate
Re: Adrenalectomy

Glad the surgery went well. I no longer put any of Nikes pills in her food just for that reason, i would put her meds in her food, lysodren, tramadol, pred what ever. It got so she would go to her...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,243
Posted By ventilate
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Patti;
I hope that Jesse is doing OK. IMO if the weakness continues you need to hold on the trilo, as you have done before. Back leg weakness is a sign of having to low cortisol. With your vets...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-29-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,371
Posted By ventilate
Re: Hello All!

Beth;
You know I totally agree with what you are doing and not doing with your pup, I think Jo-Ann, you and I are on the same wavelength with comfort at this stage of our dogs lives being the most...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-29-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,755
Posted By ventilate
Re: Newly diagnosed, our beloved Buddy

Unbelievable, I am stuned, all day in chat rooms? I am horrified and I would be sure to pass the word around that she is not easy to work with, in fact you cant work "with " her at all she does and...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,243
Posted By ventilate
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

I am SOOOOO glad this was not my vet, my dog has lived 3 years on this ODD drug, ohhhh vets like that just fly all over me..... Maybe he should learn how to use the protocols properly, the way he...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,538
Posted By ventilate
Re: Coolidge...

Do you have the results of the stim tests and of the test you had done to confirm cushings, it could be possible as your vet said that the results could have been skewed due to all that was going on...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,575
Posted By ventilate
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Now dont tell Joe this but dont go overboard with the fat as cush pups are more prone to pancreatitis and that can be causes by to much fat so everything in moderation, Isnt that the way all things...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,778
Posted By ventilate
Re: Please help - bad reaction with Trilo - don't know what to do next?

Hi;
I have to agree with Scott, Kim and Natalie; If your dog is on any heart meds Trilo is contraindicated for some of those meds, I believe it is the ACE inhibiters, as well the signs you saw in...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,590
Posted By ventilate
Re: Declining need for Trilostane over time?

Carin;
I dont use trilostane but use lysodren. My experience is sort of the same. Nike had been on lyso for a year and half, stable as a rock in fact I had to do a couple miniloads (for us it was a...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,575
Posted By ventilate
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

actually 6 is high, the normal range we want to see is between 1ug/dl and 5 ug.dl so you are correct 6 is high. What is the maintaince dose and sched he wants you do to? my concern is when dogs...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,509
Posted By ventilate
Re: Hello, I am new here, Kallie just diagnosed

Tammy;
I think it was me and that is excellent advice:D:D about not meding before the meal and Glenda had a great thought as wel about being hard on the tummy as well.
Good luck and watch and you...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,509
Posted By ventilate
Re: Hello, I am new here, Kallie just diagnosed

Tammy; I have no experience with the gel either, please tell us how you give it. GOOD GIRL asking for the pred, your are being a great doggie advocate, we have to and believe me it gets easier and...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,243
Posted By ventilate
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

I can see Glenda is as concerned as I about using treatments other than the tried and proven medications. My concern with using these meds is that it reduces the symptoms but not the cotisol level....
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,046
Posted By ventilate
Re: Nike and Kenai

oops havent double posted in forever sorry
S
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,046
Posted By ventilate
Re: Nike and Kenai

oops :eek:I ment we are not the norm. :D:D:D or in my case and Beths ( I know her well enough to say this) a little bit of both.
S
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,046
Posted By ventilate
Re: Nike and Kenai

Joyce. I didnt take what you wrote as flippant or loosy-goosy:):) at all. Those that know us from the CC site know what we have been doing and why and how we are doing it, But I thought that there...
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