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Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 05-20-2009, 12:30 PM
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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
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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
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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 05-12-2009, 09:44 AM
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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
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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 04-26-2009, 02:06 PM
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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
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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
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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 04-24-2009, 02:24 PM
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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
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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, 08:55 AM
Replies: 96
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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
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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 04-20-2009, 10:35 AM
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Views: 25,607
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
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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...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-17-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hi again- Susy, I meant to ask: Since it sounds like Wylie loaded in 3 days and showed no signs, did you have it pre-arranged with your vet to stop Lysodren after 3 days?
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-17-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,607
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello everybody, I'm feeling in need of a bit of hand-holding here ::(

Joe is now on Day 6 of loading and I am getting a bit anxious. My instructions from the vet are: if he shows signs of...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-15-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,607
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello again all, just checking in:

We are now on Day 4 of loading and everything seems to be proceeding well. No change in Joe's appetite or eating habits so far (still voracious) but looks like...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-14-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,607
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hi Susy,

My vet and I arranged that he will call me on Friday (day 6 of loading) if I don't call him before that to tell him Joe has shown signs of loading being complete. We'll talk then about...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-14-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,607
Posted By Kwiggles
Re: Kwiggles' Joe is starting lysodren

Hello again all!

Yes, this is Joe Cocker I'm talking about- I had a very lengthy (only slightly shorter than War & Peace):o post on the Cushings website with all the details of his diagnosis and...
Forum: Canine Cushings - See http://www.k9cushings.com 04-13-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,607
Posted By Kwiggles
Kwiggles' Joe has passed

Thank you, thank you Natalie for making room for us on this site!

I just started my dog Joe on Lysodren loading yesterday and came online looking for a little moral support and eeek! - no...
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