Testing for Cushing’s Disease:

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There are several parts to testing for Cushing’s disease. A normal blood test does not usually test for cortisol levels, or ACTH levels. But it can show elevated enzymes that are usually linked to the liver (usually called Alkaline Phosphatase). When liver enzymes in your pet are elevated, we often recommend an ultrasound to ensure […]

Why is my pet gaining weight? Part 2

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Once we have ruled out medical reasons for weight gain (See part 1) it is time to look at other reasons for weight gain. And weight gain is complex. Sometimes it can be as simple as feeding too many treats, but sometimes we hear owners coming in who never give treats, and their pet still […]