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10 03, 2014

Addison’s Disease

By |March 10th, 2014|Canine Education|0 Comments

Addison's disease occurs when the adrenal glands (located near the kidneys) fail to produce enough hormones. The adrenal glands normally produce several hormones that control body function. For example: Cortisol: a hormone responsible for stress responses Aldosterone: a hormone responsible for balancing electrolytes (such as sodium and potassium) It is most common in young female [...]