You might have noticed a difference in your dog’s behaviour recently. The happy, healthy animal you once knew seems to be slowing down. You might think it’s just old age, but it could be Cushing’s syndrome. As the more noticeable signs of Cushing’s syndrome are very similar to those associated with the normal aging process, it can sometimes be difficult to diagnose and later monitor.
The most noticeable signs of Cushing’s syndrome include:
Dogs showing signs of Cushing’s syndrome.
However, not all dogs will react to the disease in the same way and your dog may not necessarily display all of these signs. Wherever possible, it is always a good idea to keep a note of the changes you see in your dog’s habits and behaviour.
If you become concerned with your dog’s health you should contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.