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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-20-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,887
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Hello, I am new here, Kallie just diagnosed

Dear Tammy,

I was so very sorry to hear that your dear Kallie is gone. I lost my beloved Joe just 3 days ago so I know the pain that you and your family are in. We must believe that time will...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-20-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe has passed

Hello again everybody,

I have rounded up some photos of Joe and a friend has scanned them so they are now on my desktop. Can anyone please explain to me how I can post some of them or at least...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-18-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe has passed

Dear friends,

I wanted to come and write again to thank you all for your outpouring of love on behalf of me and Joe. Please don't ever think your words of comfort are insignificant, they mean so...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-17-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe has passed

Dear friends,

I am writing this through my tears. Joe is gone, he passed away this afternoon. I always thought Cushings would be the last foe he would have to face at the end of his life, I...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-14-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,405
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: 13 y/o westie with cushings - Snickers has passed

Dear Dee,

I was so sorry to hear that you have lost your beloved Snickers. May you find comfort in knowing what a wonderful mom you were for him and remembering the long & happy life he shared...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-12-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Joe Stewart- he he! Next thing he will be dancing around singing "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" :p (Oh well, as long as he doesn't want me to go out and get him a pair of spandex pants...:eek::D
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-11-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hi John,

Hello to you and thanks for asking about Joe- he is doing great! I will be taking him back to the vets soon (probably early next week) for another ACTH stim test, but to my eyes, he is...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-07-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,537
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Rusty the 13 1/2 Yr Old Cocker crossed the bridge on April 2, 2009

Hi MJ,

You know of the famous saying (attributed to Will Rogers, I've heard)?

"If it's true that there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went".

I'm sure...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,537
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Rusty the 13 1/2 Yr Old Cocker crossed the bridge on April 2, 2009

Dear MJ,

So glad to see you're still here and staying in touch- I told Joe all about Angel Rusty and he sends you his love and a big sloppy kiss. I hope that time, the great healer, is bringing...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-06-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,325
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Adrenalectomy

Hello Joann,

Congratulations on Trooper's successful adrenalectomy surgery! :D (and so glad you found your way here to this site!)

I am especially excited to hear of Trooper's success as this...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,540
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Bagel - Beagle/Bassett - Lysodren

Hi Sande,

So glad to hear Bagel is doing well on her new regimen!

I wanted to tell you about something I discovered for keeping my dog cool which you might want to try with Bagel- just a...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-01-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,040
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Newly diagnosed, our beloved Buddy

Hi Karen,

I just wanted to say hi and echo what many others have said- You and your pups deserve so much better than the shabby and unprofessional treatment you received from that vet! :mad:
...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Thanks John- Yes, Joe is definitely more comfortable in a cool spot. Since we live in Maine and it's still just barely spring here :o I don't know if he's overheating yet, but something to consider....
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Oh, just wanted to add one more thing- Joe's restlessness at night kind of looks like the way a dog (or person) might behave if they had an upset tummy or really bad gas. Now, he normally has a...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-26-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello Louise & everybody,

Today is one week since Joe's loading was completed and he has been on maintenance dose of Lysodren (500 mg in 4 equal doses per week) since Friday.

So far, his...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-25-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,171
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Jesse just diagnosed with Cushings

Hello Patti,

I just wanted to say hi and offer a little moral support here for the decision-making process you are going through. A few weeks ago, I was right where you are and I know how...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-24-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Okay, I just talked to the vet again and we decided to go ahead and start Joe on the maintenance dose of Lysodren today. It will be 500 mg per week, divided into either 2 doses or 4 doses (he gave...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-23-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello All,
Checking in with a quick update on Joe- Just talked to the vet on the phone and he said Joe's response to the ACTH stimulation test was 6... That's pretty good, right? (Somebody remind...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-22-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,563
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Harley's visit to the Univ. of Penn.

Hello Lori,

I wanted to stop by and say hi to you and your handsome Harley. My dog Joe is in a similar boat as your Harley- he is positive for Cushings but despite extensive testing we haven't...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-22-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello All, Just checking in for Wednesday- When I went to pick Joe up at the vet's yesterday after his stim test, he looked much happier and perkier than he had when I dropped him off. The vet had...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-21-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Thanks everybody for your good wishes & crossed fingers (& paws) for Joe- He is at the vet's right now for his stim test.

There's been something else going on which I hope is just something...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-21-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,649
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: When your loved dog passes, remember the rescue organizations

Dear MJ,

What a generous thing to do, and a beautiful tribute to Rusty. I'm sure he is looking down in approval. (and some other lucky Cocker is wiggling its little butt in gratitude!)

Karen...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-21-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,792
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Miko has crossed the bridge

Dear Christine,

My deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved Miko. He was a very special boy and lucky to have such a loving mom as you. I hope that soon the sorrow you are feeling now will...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-20-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hi again all,

Well, we made it through the weekend without incident and are through with Lysodren (for now...). As of Saturday PM, Joe was still not showing any signs of loading being complete so...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-18-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,600
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello all,

Checking in on Saturday afternoon, day 7 of loading.

Having a crisis of confidence, I went home last night and dragged out all the information I had collected on Lysodren loading and...
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