openpay.PNG
zip.PNG

Cooks Hill Vet Cattery

Book your pet in for 

a boarding stay.

Contact Us

Let us know how 
we can help
you and your pet.

Open Hours:

Monday-Friday

8am-6pm

Consult - 9am-6pm

Saturday

8am-12pm

Consult - 9am-12pm

Sunday

CLOSED

(Cattery collection by appointment only)

Can you recognise the signs of Cushings disease in your dog?

September 3, 2019

 


Cushing’s Disease, also known as hyperadrenocorticism, is a result of an elevation of cortisol (the stress hormone) in your dog’s blood.

Dogs affected by Cushing’s disease will often show one or several of the following signs:

- A ravenous appetite
- An increase in drinking and urination
- A pot-bellied appearance
- Hair loss
- Muscle weakness
- Lethargy
- And a ‘rat tailed’ appearance

Generally, these symptoms will develop over time in a dog with Cushing’s.

Cushing’s diseases can be diagnosed with a blood test, called an ACTH Stim Test.

If you’re concerned about your dog, give us a call on (02) 4925 2999 to make an appointment for a general health check. 

Please reload

Featured Posts

Health Alert

May 2, 2014

1/1
Please reload

Recent Posts

March 17, 2020

February 13, 2020

Please reload

Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

Cooks Hill Veterinary Clinic © 2015 by Pistol Shrimp.  
Cooks Hill Veterinary Clinic   T: 02 4925 2999    F: 02 4927 5565    info@cookshillvet.com.au   292 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, NSW 2300