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Q. Hi, my senior bichonfrise is 14 years old and she is always hungry and thirsty. she has a bloated belly and she is thinning at the hair/fur.

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

A. It sounds like your dog may be suffering from Cushing's disease, ie she is making too much cortisone. The signs you are describing would be typical for that. Of course this would need to be verified by some blood work. Please tkae her to your vet who will be able to diagnose and treat this relatively easily.


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