Category : Addison’s Syndrome

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What is Addison’s Disease in Pets

Addison’s Disease: Hypoadrenocorticism in Pets By Dr. Ed Mapes Stonebridge Animal Hospital McKinney, Texas What is Addison’s Disease in Pets Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) is a life threatening condition that can occur in any dog but is most frequently seen in large breed, deep-chested dogs with narrow waists. Great Danes and Doberman Pincers are especially at risk. This condition, also known as “bloat,” arises when the stomach twists out of its normal position. This twisting (volvulus) prevents escape of stomach gases and also pinches off blood vessels to the stomach. Addison’s Syndrome Symptoms in Pets: Lethargy Lack of appetite (anorexia) Read more