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.

Dr. Plechner

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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. Please remember that I am peer reviewed by my patients, and NOT my profession.

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Are Vaccines Too Much of a Good Thing?

Are Vaccines Too Much of a Good Thing?

Posted on July 31st, 2015

There is no doubt that there is an over use of vaccines in our country in dogs and cats and, as quite a few people believe, even humans. Our “vaccination nation” has decided why depend on our bodies natural defenses when there’s money to be made. The medical and pharmaceutical industries have found vaccinations to […]

A Veterinarian’s Thoughts About Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

A Veterinarian’s Thoughts About Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Posted on July 17th, 2015

It is believed by many well-known researches that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by inflammation. William A. Banks, MD discusses this in two different publications. His studies suggest that inflammation is the actual cause of Alzheimer’s disease. He states, “Inflammation, which is part of the body’s natural immune response occurs when the body activates white blood […]

Other Factors That May Adversely Effect Proper Absorption of SARDS Canine Hormone Supplementation

Other Factors That May Adversely Effect Proper Absorption of SARDS Canine Hormone Supplementation

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Please be aware of the fact that diagnosing and providing proper hormone supplementation for a SARDS canine patient may not be enough. Malabsorption is a primary concern with ALL canine patients, not only because of their decreased IgA levels in their intestines, but also because of their food sensitivities and their trypsin deficiencies. While you […]

What Really is the Cause of Post Traumatic Stress?

What Really is the Cause of Post Traumatic Stress?

Posted on June 30th, 2015

Wikipedia says post-traumatic stress may develop after a person is exposed to traumatic events like war and being abused by others sexually, including death threats. Their actual stress creates chronic adrenaline production that uses cortisol as a catalyst and this is where the term Adrenal Exhaustion came from. In reality, it is only a fatigue […]

Why Does My Dog Develop Sebaceous Cysts?

Why Does My Dog Develop Sebaceous Cysts?

Posted on June 23rd, 2015

A sebaceous cyst develops from a sebaceous gland. What is a sebaceous gland? A sebaceous gland is a small gland that resides in the skin of you and your dog. Its function is to produce an oily substance referred to as sebum. The purpose of the sebum is to lubricate the hair follicle, hair shaft and […]

Foods and Insect Chemicals to Avoid When Treating Plechner’s Syndrome

Foods and Insect Chemicals to Avoid When Treating Plechner’s Syndrome

Posted on June 19th, 2015

FOODS The cause of many diseases like allergies and autoimmune diseases, including SARDS and cancer, can be adversely affected by the use of certain foods that contain elevated amounts of plant estrogens (phytoestrogens) and chemical mimicking estrogens (xenoestrogens). The following is a list of foods to try to avoid. PHYTOESTROGENS: All soy and soy products […]

Foods And Supplements to Correctly Treat Atypical Cortisol Estrogen Imbalance Syndrome

Foods And Supplements to Correctly Treat Atypical Cortisol Estrogen Imbalance Syndrome

Posted on June 18th, 2015

FOODS Try to use diets that are limited to one type of protein and one type of carbohydrate only. If you are worried about weight gain in your pet, please remember dry food normally has three times the calories of wet food. Foods definitely to avoid, based on their increased amounts of phytoestrogens or xenoestrogens. All soy bean products […]

Abstracts For Dr. Plechner’s Clinical Articles on PubMed

Abstracts For Dr. Plechner’s Clinical Articles on PubMed

Posted on May 28th, 2015

I was reviewing some of my published clinical articles at PubMed recently and forgot how clearly these abstracts were written. They were written by prominent MD and PHD Journals and I thought I’d share them with you.   Med Hypotheses. 2004; 62(4):575-81. Cortisol abnormality as a cause of elevated estrogen and immune destabilization: insights for […]

Cortisol Imbalance – The Link to Disease

Cortisol Imbalance – The Link to Disease

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Dr. Plechner discusses cortisol imbalance.