The Dog Hormonal or Canine Endocrine System is made up of seven glands that release substances called hormones which travel in the blood stream and go to other parts of the body in order to stimulate a response.
About 5% of dogs with an endocrine or hormonal disorder called Cushing’s Disease have a variation of the disease called Atypical Cushing’s Disease. Both forms of Canine Cushing’s Disease in dogs may be either pituitary or adrenal-dependent and involve a hormone called Cortisol.
Dear Dr. Carol, Dusty, my 13 year old arthritic dog was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease and I had tried treating him with Selegiline with brief success
If your housebroken dog starts having indoor accidents, a medical problem called urinary incontinence could be responsible.
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