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I asked another question about correct food for a Yorkshire/Bichon dog, who has Cushings disease. I do not appear to have a reply yet. I have had my first question answered by Dr. Joey and many thanks for the information. could you confirm if I am in line
to be answered the second question? Moira Mooney
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Joey replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. Joey. There is no specific dietary requirements of a dog with Cushing's syndrome. I believe that is what you are asking. This endocrine condition must be managed with medication. But, if a dog is overweight, as many are with this syndrome, then using a weight loss food for a while after initiating treatment for Cushing's syndrome may aid in weight loss or at least getting your dog down to the idea weight, if overweight. If your dog has no severe weight issue, then this would not be a concern. My only recommendation for food would be a high quality food that provides comprehensive nutrition.