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.

What’s New

Dr. Jeff Smith on Plechner’s Syndrome and Allergies

Dr. Jeff Smith on Plechner’s Syndrome and Allergies

Posted on February 26th, 2015

Asheville veterinarian Dr. Jeff Smith with Vetcetera Animal Hospital shares his thoughts on Plechner’s Syndrome and pet allergies and what you can do to help.  

The Clinical Signs of Plechner’s Syndrome in Pets

The Clinical Signs of Plechner’s Syndrome in Pets

Posted on February 24th, 2015

Dr. AL Plechner discusses the signs and symptoms of the hormonal imbalance Plechner’s Syndrome in your pet.  

The Possible Cause and Treatment For Cancer in Animals and in Humans

The Possible Cause and Treatment For Cancer in Animals and in Humans

Posted on February 19th, 2015

What is the definition of cancer? Cancer is caused by the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells in different areas of the body. After many years of clinical practice, I have found that all of the animals I have worked with and treated for cancer, had elevated Total Estrogen. The human health care professionals I have […]

Testing For and Treating the Hormonal Imbalance Plechner’s Syndrome

Testing For and Treating the Hormonal Imbalance Plechner’s Syndrome

Posted on February 11th, 2015

The Treatment Plan for Plechner’s Syndrome will identify the endocrine immune imbalance, but will also suggest the best treatment for the cause of these diseases with human and animal patients that suffer from allergies, autoimmunity and cancer. Dr. AL Plechner discusses how to treat Plechner’s Syndrome, a hormonal imbalance, also known as Atypical Cortisol Estrogen […]

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Vaccinating Your Pet

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Vaccinating Your Pet

Posted on February 9th, 2015

Dr. AL Plechner discusses adjusting the vaccination dosage amount for each pet and the importance of titer testing. He also discusses over-vaccination and spreading vaccinations out over multiple visits.

The Fear of Cortisone and Understanding the Steroid Hormone Cortisol

The Fear of Cortisone and Understanding the Steroid Hormone Cortisol

Posted on February 6th, 2015

Dr. AL Plechner discusses what caused steroids to be feared years ago. He also discusses how to properly use cortisone.

Cancer Patients Have High Total Estrogen

Cancer Patients Have High Total Estrogen

Posted on February 5th, 2015

Dr. AL Plechner discusses how cancer patients have elevated total estrogen and how estrogen from the adrenal cortex is not being measured.

There is Treatment for a SARDS Dog with Sudden Blindness

There is Treatment for a SARDS Dog with Sudden Blindness

Posted on January 28th, 2015

There is a realistic treatment for Dogs with SARDS (Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration Syndrome). The veterinary profession tells pet owners to “go home and learn to live with a blind dog”, however Dr. Plechner has restored vision in SARDS dogs by treating Plechner’s Syndrome, the hormone imbalance that SARDS dogs have. I discuss that dogs […]

Endocrine Regulation of the Immune System Referred to as Plechner’s Syndrome

Endocrine Regulation of the Immune System Referred to as Plechner’s Syndrome

Posted on January 19th, 2015

Dr. AL Plechner discusses Plechner’s Syndrome, also known as ACEIS or Atypical Cortisol Estrogen Imbalance Syndrome, and how to test to measure the hormone imbalance that regulates the immune degranulation. It is necessary to measure cortisol, total estrogen, T3, T4, Reverse T3, Iodine and IgA, IgM and IgG.