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mary v
Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:13pm

Thanks for sharing that info that's sounds pretty bad, shoudn't the vet explained this to you before you went ahead, ive never had my spoody desexed the vet asks me every year when I get his annual shot but I have always refused as other dogs ive had in my life lived till the ages of 17

All The Best to you and your Spoody -)

  • Re: Cushing's SyndromeAnonymous, Fri Jun 21 11:00am
    Cushing's syndrome occurs when excess cortisol is produced. Usually seen in older small dogs. Clinical signs include: drink large amounts, urinate frequently, eat ravenously, have "pot belly", thin... more
    • thanks — mary v, Fri Jun 21 4:13pm
      • Cushing's syndromeRobyn, Sat Jun 22 10:55pm
        I have tried to find more formation on the link between desexing an older female dog and Cushing's, but haven't had much luck. Apart from it is more common in desexed small female dogs around the age ... more
        • Cushing's syndromespoodles.queensland2011, Mon Jun 24 8:25am
          Roybn, this is so sad. I hope your girl has a speedy recovery.
          • Re: Cushing's syndromeRobyn, Mon Jun 24 11:48am
            It is sad. We are also grateful that it is something that can be managed, so we should get a few more good years with our girl. The information I've been able to find so far indicates it can also be... more
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