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  1. Burns
    04-03-2011 08:14 PM - permalink
    Burns
    Hi there, sorry for the delay in a response. Did you get an answer already? If not, I'd be happy to explain
  2. dragonman
    08-30-2010 09:20 PM - permalink
    dragonman
    Just saw this Karen. Drago is doing well. Keep an eye on his thread.
  3. Sunrisesya
    06-24-2010 12:47 PM - permalink
    Sunrisesya
    Hi Tracy, Can you tell me the other dogs in his pedigree with liver disease? I have been trying to look into other pedigrees for a direction to go. I'll be looking for a pup in the next year or so and would really appreciate the info. Ironically, Drago's pedigree resembles that of some dogs I have been looking at. Makes you scared to go in any direction!!!! Thanks for your consideration.
    Karen
  4. dragonman
    06-14-2010 08:51 PM - permalink
    dragonman
    Drago is stabilized finally and back up to his normal weight. We have an appointment tomorrow to recheck his liver function and make sure the infection of his urinary tract has cleared up. Sorry to hear about your dog. Drago is not related to Repo Man nor Lex Luthor. There are only a couple in his pedigree with liver disease; actually a bunch more cancer and cardio issues than liver so this was a surprise. You can view Drago's pedigree on my website at: http://dragonheartdobermans.com/imag...20Pedigree.pdf or on the DPCAs dobequest at http://www.dobequest.org/profile.php?DOGID=19364
  5. dragonman
    03-04-2010 02:01 AM - permalink
    dragonman
    Dietary changes - low copper diet. I just bought Hill's Science Diet liver disease formula which is a prescription diet. I am also filtering his drinking water. He is on Denamarin which contains SAMe and Milk Thistle to help reduce inflammation and heal the liver. I am awaiting doing instructions for a metal chelating agent, penicillamine, to get the excess copper out of the liver to prevent further damage. They may also put him on Acigall, a bile acid, to assist with liver healing and repair as well. Not sure if he's a candidate for steroid therapy or not, it may cause more problems than good. Keep an eye on my thread and I will let everyone know what the treatment plan is.

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  • About Sunrisesya
    Location
    Madison Heights, Michigan
    Dogs Name
    Breezie-dobe,rip / Duffy-weim,rip Tulla 8yr rescue dobe
    Age
    8 yrs
    Titles
    Major couch potato

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