FELV, FIV and FIP have all been recognized for many years and are thought to be quite contagious for all cats, but as this article continues, you may find that this may not be totally true. Unfortunately with inbreeding, whether on purpose or due to feral cats natural instincts, as the gene pool becomes to […]
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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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.
For many years. IBS has plagued humans, dogs, cats, horses and I suspect many other kinds of mammals. Of interest, an MD with the Gastroenterology Research Unit with the Addenbrook’s Hospital in Cambridge, United Kingdom, reports that his findings indicate that the frequency for IBS in humans is as high as 15 % at some […]
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. […]
Here is a short video by Bill Burlingame, DVM, discussing my findings on ACEIS (Plechner’s Syndrome).
Today’s modern, medical trends, are telling people how damaging elevated amounts of cholesterol can be, for their wellbeing. However, you have to question, whether cholesterol can go through the necessary, enzymatically changes, for the various intermediary hormones, to become cortisol. The progression of cholesterol into cortisol, requires proper transfer enzymes between each intermediary hormone, for […]
THE CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS CAUSED BY THE THEORIES OF CANCER AND THE CORTISOL CONNECTION By Dr. AL Plechner DVM Many theories involving cancer have evolved before and since 1954. Today’s most popular theory deals with the thinking that viruses may be the cause of cancer, which is certainly possible. The theory of genetic mutations has been […]
We have all known for a several years, that the agricultural application of insect repellant chemicals, for fruits and vegetables, has been very harmful for animal’s humans, and for our environment. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has tried to provide the general public with information about fruits and vegetables that may be harmful, if eaten. […]
For many years, Depomedrol has been used in various amounts dictated by the disease the animal has. The medical profession knows to use smaller amounts of Depomedrol for allergies, but when it comes to more severe canine and feline diseases, such as severe allergies, autoimmune diseases and some forms of cancer, increased amounts of Depomedrol […]
Reports have recently come to me from veterinarians and from their clients, indicating that in a few of the canine patients being treated for SARDS or other ACEIS diseases, that have received injections of Pfizer Depomedrol, developed elevated liver enzyme levels and or elevated alkaline phosphatase levels. Once the Pfizer Depomedrol injections were stopped, these […]