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

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.

Lila’s SARDS Reversal

Lila’s SARDS Reversal

Posted on January 16th, 2015

On October 6, 2014 our precious Lila, a seven year old mini-dachshund, was diagnosed with SARDS, a condition I had never heard of until the previous day, when in a panic I searched the Internet for possible causes to our fur baby becoming blind pretty much from one day to the next. It was a […]

How Plechner’s Syndrome varies from Cushing’s Syndrome and Addison’s Disease

How Plechner’s Syndrome varies from Cushing’s Syndrome and Addison’s Disease

Posted on January 15th, 2015

Are you and your pet at risk for developing allergies, autoimmune diseases and cancer? Dr. AL Plechner discusses the difference between Cushing’s syndrome, Addison’s Disease, and Plechner’s Syndrome and the importance of testing for total estrogen, which includes adrenal estrogen. He has found that patients with allergies, autoimmune diseases such as MS, AIDS, ALS, and […]

How Normal Hormone Production Regulates the Immune System in Humans and in Animals

How Normal Hormone Production Regulates the Immune System in Humans and in Animals

Posted on January 7th, 2015

In this video, Dr. Plechner explains the importance of cortisol; also IgA, IgM, IgG and its relationship to allergies, autoimmunity and cancer. His findings are all original and have been researched over a span of almost 50 years.

If I Have Been Diagnosed with Cancer, Should I Consider Taking an Aromatase Inhibitor?

If I Have Been Diagnosed with Cancer, Should I Consider Taking an Aromatase Inhibitor?

Posted on December 23rd, 2014

What is aromatase? Sounds like a Glade plug in, doesn’t it? Aromatase is an enzyme, a catalyst that stimulates and controls chemical reactions throughout the body. It is found in the endoplasmic reticulum (the membrane network within cells involved in the fusion, alteration, and transfer of cellular materials). Aromatase is a component of many different […]

Can Irritable Bowel Syndrome Be Involved with Bladder Inflammation and Interstitial Cystitis?

Can Irritable Bowel Syndrome Be Involved with Bladder Inflammation and Interstitial Cystitis?

Posted on December 15th, 2014

There is a world of hurt for both humans and for pets that may suffer from both an upset gut and a bladder disease. Wikipedia reports that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in humans and animals is characterized by abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, and an alteration in bowel movements, from diarrhea to constipation. It is […]

How I Discovered and Developed My Endocrine Immune Test

How I Discovered and Developed My Endocrine Immune Test

Posted on December 13th, 2014

In the late 1970’s, I was first researching the importance of thyroid hormones and their relationship to other hormones in the body. I designed a serum test with the help of Veterinary Reference Laboratory that would identify various thyroid hormones which normally occur in canines and felines. The test included the following members of the […]

Why Does My Dog Have a Lipoma?

Why Does My Dog Have a Lipoma?

Posted on December 1st, 2014

Lipomas are fatty deposits that are classified as non-malignant tumors. They may occur in a number of different regions of your dog’s body. They may appear as a fairly well defined mass that are usually soft and freely movable. If the lipoma occurs beneath and between muscle fascia, it may feel hard and not freely […]

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 […]