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Old January 15th, 2011, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Rgeurts View Post
Thank you Hazel! We certainly hope it's something as easy to treat as that. And wow... 3? That's almost half your pack! Did you find any side effects and/or changes in mood once you started the meds? Did any of yours have hair loss due to the condition?
Setters are very prone to the malady so we check if we notice any lack of energy. Basically every time we have them checked for anaplasmosis or leptospirosis, which is once or twice yearly, we also do the T3/T4 and antibody tests. We haven't had any side effects from the meds (pala-tech chewables) or mood changes, other than that the meds rectified the energy loss. We caught all cases very early, so it never progressed to hair loss or changes in coat, except in Cass. She'd had dry winter skin for some time and that's pretty much cleared up since we started her on the meds.

Originally Posted by Rgeurts View Post
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