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Cushings’ Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism) is an overproduction of cortisol in the blood, caused by a tumor of either the pituitary or the adrenal gland. In the normal dog, the pituitary gland (responsible for hormone production in the body) produces a hormone called ACTH, which stimulates the adrenal gland to produce the glucocorticoid hormones necessary for the function of many systems in the body, including the metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates.
It’s that time of year. Yup… Minnesota WINTER… holidays and cabin fever mixed together! Before you and your family (including the canine member!) jump in the car to visit family, or maybe just find somewhere warm, we have some things for you to think about.
Sub-zero temperatures are here in Minnesota and our time outdoors has become limited. Cabin fever can affect your pup just as much as it can you. If you’re looking for some fun activities to do with her during the winter – we have a few ideas for you to try!