Dr. AL Plechner discusses vaccines, titers, and pets.
Extinction is Forever
My son and I created this painting and had it finished by Michael Meeker from the Museum of Natural History in LA, probably 30 years ago. It is 7 feet wide and 5 feet tall. It hung on the wall of my hospital for 30 years and it was to remind people that they should be thankful, as I am, to have the presence of an animal and be given the privilege of loving and caring for that animal.
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Purpose of this Site
This website has been designed as an informational, medical website for PET OWNERS. The purpose of this website is to provide the PET OWNER with up-to-date, understandable, medical information and to share every PET OWNER'S discoveries and experiences that will help other PET OWNERS and their pets survive our ever changing world.
The information that is shared on this website for PET OWNERS, in no way, pre-empts the information the PET OWNER receives from their veterinary medical professionals. Hopefully this website will provide the PET OWNERS with a better understanding and insight on how to help their pet live a longer, happier, healthier life.
Dr. AL Plechner discusses idiopathic epilepsy in dogs, cats and humans; and information about an endocrine immune test to identify a cortisol imbalance.
Dr. Plechner discusses hyperthyroidism in cats and how there may be a cortisol imbalance, instead of hyperthyroidism.
It appears there is a definite increase in the number of cancer patients, including breast cancer (mammary carcinoma) patients, in the world affecting both humans and animals. In my 50 years of clinical, veterinary practice, I have found that all the cancer patients I have been involved with, whether animals or humans, ALL have elevated […]
Determining the amount of estrogen that a patient is producing, including their exposure to environmental estrogens, for both humans and animals, has been recognized in the medical world as being vitally important to health. Besides identifying exposure to phytoestrogens and xenoestrogens, the medical profession believes the main source of estrogen in females comes mainly from […]
Dr. AL Plechner discusses today’s commercial pet foods.
Dr. AL Plechner discusses phytoestrogens, which are plants that contain estrogen.
Chronic renal failure may be a common occurrence with many various canine breeds or mixed breeds, based upon genetics or acquired through aging, stress, toxins in their environment, foods that contain pesticides (xenoestrogens) which are estrogen mimickers (including glyphosates), vegetables that contain plant estrogens (phytoestrogens) GMO foods, monthly insect chemicals, medical procedures, vaccinations, radiation, improper […]
What is Feline Hyperthyroidism? This is a disease of the thyroid gland found mainly in felines. It does occur in canines, but to a much lesser degree. Probably close to 98% of the feline patients that have hyperthyroidism will have a functional tumor in their thyroid gland that may or may not be palpable. It […]