In order to treat canine Cushing’s, you need to know which of the 3 types of Cushing’s disease your dog has. That is why it is so important to determine which type your dog has, and to confirm that your dog’s symptoms are, in fact, due to Cushing’s disease. Most people want to know if […]
Weimaraner Health Problems
Weimaraner health problems are not common in adult dogs, but there are a few health issues that are sometimes found in this breed.
Regular trips to the vet for check-ups should help you stay on top of this.
Cushing’s in dogs, also known as hypercortisolism and hyperadrenocorticism, is one of the most common hormonal diseases in dogs. Although not exactly the same, the terms Cushing’s disease and Cushing’s syndrome are generally used interchangeably. There are actually 3 possible causes for this disease, and the symptoms for all three are the same. The difference […]
The symptoms of canine Addison’s disease are tricky to diagnose clinically. Addison’s symptoms often appear and then go away, coming and going over time. This makes it really easy to ignore your Weimaraner’s symptoms, as you think the problem has resolved itself. However, even though your dog’s symptoms fade away, you need to keep track […]
Canine Addison’s disease is also called hypoadrenocorticism. It is a disease that usually affects female dogs that are young to middle-aged. The average age of a dog with Addison’s is 4 years old when she is diagnosed, but old dogs can’t be ruled out. Not only do dogs get Addison’s, but horses, cats and people can also acquire […]
Dog hormone diseases are common in every breed of dog, every age dog and in both male and female dogs. Irregularities in your dog’s endocrine or hormonal system can wreak havoc with your dog’s body and make him very ill. What Part Does the Endocrine System Play in Dog Diseases? The endocrine system is a […]
Blasto or North American Blastomycosis is a fungal infection that is most often found in young male dogs, especially hunting dogs, who spend lots of time outdoors. Sometimes seen in female dogs, blastomycosis most often affects younger male dogs that are between two and four years old. When female dogs are infected, they are more […]