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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A SARDS Pet Owner’s Thoughts About the Difference Between Dr. Plechner’s Protocol and Levin’s Protocol

A SARDS Pet Owner’s Thoughts About the Difference Between Dr. Plechner’s Protocol and Levin’s Protocol

Posted on August 27th, 2015

I recently read an exchange at SARDS Dogs Adrenal Exhaustion (a Yahoo group) and would like to share it here. Paula’s SARDS dog was treated with my protocol, which resulted in eyesight return for Butter P. To achieve the best results using Plechner’s syndrome the following must be taken into consideration: How well the SARDS […]

Common Foods That May Suppress Thyroid Function in You and Your Pet

Common Foods That May Suppress Thyroid Function in You and Your Pet

Posted on August 20th, 2015

There is an entire family of commonly eaten foods that will suppress the thyroid production of its important hormones that are vitally necessary to regulate the metabolism of the entire body. This family of foods is referred to as goitrogenic. This means, they can interfere with the uptake and use of iodine causing an enlarged […]

Total Estrogen is the Answer to Many Inflammatory Diseases in Humans and in Animals, Yet it is Rarely Measured

Total Estrogen is the Answer to Many Inflammatory Diseases in Humans and in Animals, Yet it is Rarely Measured

Posted on August 18th, 2015

The time has arrived when the world of medicine, whether for humans or for animals, needs to measure total estrogen, which includes not only ovarian estrogen but also adrenal estrogen. The belief that female humans only produce ovarian estradiol, estrone and estriole, should be a thing of the past. Postmenopausal human women, human males, and […]

Changing Your Pet’s Diet, Could Hurt More Than Their Appetite

Changing Your Pet’s Diet, Could Hurt More Than Their Appetite

Posted on August 6th, 2015

You’ve done a lot of research, spent a lot of money but you finally found something that is healthy for them to eat. And they even like it! Just when you think it’s safe to go into the dog food aisle, you hear that there’s a new diet available and it’s supposed to be even […]

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 […]