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Old 03-30-2018, 10:31 AM
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If they are insistent on ruling out cushings, you could ask them to do a UC:CR urine test (urine cortisol/creatinine ratio test). You collect the first urine sample of the day and take it in for them to check. If it's negative - that will rule out cushings. If it's positive - it will not confirm cushings - it will only indicate that further testing is warranted. The UC:CR is much less expensive and much less stressful for your dog. The main consideration is that if it is positive - it will be an added cost. If negative - it will save you money.
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