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

Why am I Always Told My Pets Itchy Skin is Always Caused By Fleas?

Why am I Always Told My Pets Itchy Skin is Always Caused By Fleas?

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Have you noticed, when you take your dog or cat to the veterinarian because of itchy skin, you are almost always told it is because your pet has fleas? Often, you are sold flea shampoos, monthly flea chemicals, and told to go home and fumigate your house and yard. Even though you cannot find evidence […]

The Relationship Between Oxidation, Free Radicals and Inflammation

The Relationship Between Oxidation, Free Radicals and Inflammation

Posted on November 14th, 2014

It is important to understand why oxidation, free radicals and inflammation play such an important role in providing good health and helping to avoid disease. Hopefully the following article, which is designed for the pet owner and patient, will help you understand how these three conditions function, and how they are related, and what these […]

New Information on the Quantities of Phytoestrogens in the Foods We Eat and Feed our Pets

New Information on the Quantities of Phytoestrogens in the Foods We Eat and Feed our Pets

Posted on November 6th, 2014

For many years, there has been a medical controversy whether to eat and to feed your pet foods that contain plant based estrogens (phytoestrogens). The controversy involves whether phytoestrogens bind the estrogen sites in the body, thus stopping harmful estrogen from other sources from binding these sites. Or do the phytoestrogens actually cause a health […]

Never Accept the Use of an Estrogen Patch

Never Accept the Use of an Estrogen Patch

Posted on October 30th, 2014

ELEVATED ESTROGEN IS FEARED BY THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, HOWEVER THE MEDICAL PROFESSION DOES NOT MEASURE TOTAL ESTROGEN. The medical profession is concerned about estrogen causing inflammation, allergies, autoimmunity and cancer, however the medical profession is NOT measuring total estrogen. Treating the medical EFFECTS of diseases in humans and in animals may be vital, but treating the […]

Total Estrogen and Its Impact on the Inhabitants of Our Environment

Total Estrogen and Its Impact on the Inhabitants of Our Environment

Posted on October 29th, 2014

It has been known for a long time that estrogen can cause a number of major health problems for humans and for animals. Biologists have recognized this for several years, and are trying to stop the use of estrogen mimicking pesticides. They have seen the impact in the Florida Everglades, where pesticides like Round Up […]

What is Adrenal Fatigue? – Part 2

What is Adrenal Fatigue? – Part 2

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Part 2 – TOTAL ESTROGEN Hopefully Part 1 of ADRENAL FATIGUE explains to you how a deficient or defective cortisol can lead to elevated total estrogen in humans and in animals. When this hormone imbalance occurs, the elevated adrenal estrogen may cause the following problems in the body: It causes a deregulation of the immune […]

What is Adrenal Fatigue? – Part 1

What is Adrenal Fatigue? – Part 1

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Part 1 – ACTIVE CORTISOL Adrenal Fatigue or hypoadrenia are unproven terms used by alternative medicine, to describe a condition of the adrenal glands, which are unable to produce proper amounts of hormone, mainly glucocorticoid, referred to as cortisol, which is produced in the middle layer adrenal cortex. This layer is referred to as the […]

Cortisol is an Important Hormone and Yet Feared

Cortisol is an Important Hormone and Yet Feared

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

Cortisol is one of the most important hormones produced in the body, and yet it is the most feared. Cortisol is a very important, natural hormone that is produced from the middle layer adrenal cortex, and must be produced in an active state, and in normal amounts, otherwise allergies, autoimmunity and cancer will occur. Unfortunately […]

What is Plechner’s Syndrome?

What is Plechner’s Syndrome?

Posted on October 16th, 2014

Plechner’s Syndrome is one of the three most important syndromes effecting the adrenal cortex, the other two being Cushing’s Syndrome and Addison’s Syndrome. Plechner’s Syndrome, which I refer to as the Atypical Cortisol Estrogen Imbalance Syndrome (ACEIS), is better known to the public as Plechner’s Syndrome. It identifies the CAUSE of disease and not merely […]