Q. My dog has Cushing and her pee is green!! We are treating her for the Cushing. When should think about putting her down. She seems so depressed!

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A. Hi,

green pee may be a sign of a urinary tract infection. She would need antibiotics for that. Try to catch a fresh sample of pee with a soup ladle while taking her out to pee, and take that sample in to your veterinarian right away for a urinalysis. Unfortunately dogs with Cushing's syndrome seldom survive longer than 2 years from the time of being diagnosed.. So depending on how long she has been diagnosed she may be that far along.

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