SHOULD I FEED OR NOT FEED MY DOG A RAW FOOD DIET? Much of the veterinary world and the pet owners are being introduced to raw foods and their benefits. Unfortunately some of the benefits of feeding a raw food diet may be outweighed by the possible harm a raw food diet may cause your […]
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. Please remember that I am peer reviewed by my patients, and NOT my profession.
Many of us worry about the life expectancy for ourselves and for our pets and is there anything we can do about it? Obviously regular exercise, proper nutrition and proper amounts of sleep will help make a difference. After many years of clinical practice, I have discovered that there is a way to maximize the […]
My studies in canines, felines, equines and the 2,000 human patients that their health care professions allowed me become involved with all had elevated adrenal estrogen that the humans and veterinary laboratories measure as total estrogen. My 90,000 endocrine immune blood studies were done on canines, felines and equines that already had their ovaries and […]
Important Facts Regarding Progesterone and Estrogen; Including Different Thoughts About Total EstrogenPosted on December 20th, 2016
The following information regarding Progesterone and Estrogen comes from the medical literature. At the end of this article, I will share my different thoughts with you about progesterone and total estrogen. Progesterone may have an important function in regulating the body’s total estrogen, but first it is important to understand the other functions sex hormones […]
SARDS is an autoimmune disease of the retinal tissue causing blindness, which may include many other unhappy clinical conditions. It is definitely a treatable disease that needs to be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible, in order to help stop further destruction of the canine retinal tissue. It is caused by the development and […]
In the mid 1940’s, a major human medical laboratory made the decision that there are only three types of estrogen that are produced in the human body. Those three types of estrogen are estradiol, estrone and estriole. Today’s medical practices usually only measure these three types of estrogen, and are aware of the fact that […]
Over the years as a veterinarian with my own clinical studies, I have wondered what the difference was between postmenopausal women and surgical induced, postmenopausal canines. I have also been interested in what types of hormonal therapy are usually prescribed for postmenopausal, human females. It is uncommon to see a postmenopausal female canine that has […]
CLINICAL BRIEF’S. This article has been designed for those of you that lose interest in reading an entire article. These clinical briefs discuss the important facts that appear in many of the different articles on my website. For more information on any of the clinical briefs that are discussed, please go to www.drpechner.com for more […]
Today’s canine pets are quite complex as are their diets, and many times are canine pets are even more genetically inbred than we have ever imagined or thought. My clinical studies including endocrine immune blood tests; have identified the fact that this genetic inbreeding has created a condition that causes the canine pet to have […]