Natural Cushings Treatment for Dogs
Cushing’s disease in Dogs, also known as hyperadrenocorticism, is a common endocrine disorder in dogs. It occurs when the body produces an excess amount of cortisol, a steroid hormone typically produced by the adrenal glands. This overproduction can stem from various factors:
Pituitary-Dependent: The most common form, where a benign tumor in the pituitary gland triggers excessive cortisol production.
Adrenal-Dependent: This form arises from a tumor in one of the adrenal glands, causing them to produce excess cortisol independently.
Iatrogenic Cushing’s: Occasionally, dogs may develop Cushing’s disease due to prolonged use or overuse of corticosteroid medications.
Symptoms of Cushing’s Disease in Dogs:
- Increased thirst and urination
- Pot-bellied appearance
- Muscle weakness
- Thin skin and poor coat quality
- Increased appetite
- Panting excessively
- Lethargy and reduced activity levels
- Development of skin infections or darkened skin patches
Canine Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis and Treatment:
Diagnosis typically involves a combination of blood tests, urine tests, imaging (such as ultrasound or X-rays), and sometimes an adrenal function test to determine the cause of the disease.
Treatment approaches may vary based on the type and severity of Cushing’s disease. They can include medication to manage symptoms, surgery to remove tumors (if applicable), or dietary supplements to support overall health and manage symptoms naturally.
Managing Cushing’s Disease in Dogs Naturally:
While there’s no outright cure, managing Cushing’s disease in dogs naturally focuses on controlling symptoms, maintaining quality of life, and preventing complications. This often involves a combination of regular veterinary check-ups, a balanced diet, exercise, and complementary therapies like herbal supplements to help alleviate symptoms and support the dog’s overall health.
Supplements like Cushings Free Naturally for Dogs aim to provide holistic support by using natural ingredients that may help regulate hormone levels, promote a healthy coat, support immune function, and manage some of the symptoms associated with Cushing’s disease in dogs.
Understanding the signs, getting a timely diagnosis, and working closely with a veterinarian to develop a comprehensive care plan tailored to your dog’s needs are crucial in managing Cushing’s disease and ensuring your furry friend lives a comfortable and happy life.
*It is not recommended to mix Cushings Free Naturally with prescription medications. If your dog is currently on any prescribed treatments, consulting with your veterinarian is recommended prior to using this product.
Available in 8oz jar and 16oz bag
Recommended Dosage: 2 x daily added to food
Under 10lbs- 1/4 small scoop
10 to 24 lbs – 1/2 small scoop
25 to 50lbs – 1 small scoop
Over 50lbs – 1 large scoop
Directions: Supplements can be added to wet food or mixed with a little water to make a gravy that can be used with dry food. For best results start your pet with half the recommended dosage and gradually increase as your pet becomes more accustomed to it. It may take several weeks for the product to get into the system and start working.
Sometimes Pets can be finicky. Starting with just a very small amount added to wet food is the best approach. Once they acclimate, increase the amount slowly until you reach the recommended dosage. Our 30 return policy can be found here.
Ingredients: A proprietary blend including: Burdock, Chaste Tree Berry, Kelp, Ginseng, Fenugreek, Pau D’ Arco, Rosehips, Milk Thistle, Sage, Vitamin E, Beef Flavor.(2457 mg/teaspoon)
*Disclaimer: We make no medical or veterinarian claims to any of the products offered on this site. The information presented on the Alternative Animal web site is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease and should not in any way be used as a substitute for the advice of your physician, veterinarian, or other licensed health care provider.
CAUTION. It is not recommended to mix any of the herbal blends with pharmaceutical medications unless advised to do so by your Vet.
Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven. If animals condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian. An examination from a veterinarian is recommended prior to using this product.
WARNING. For animals use only. Not intended for animals under 6 weeks of age. Keep out of the reach of children and animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professional immediately.