This is my next question, if any bodys golden has had liver cancer, and at what age, what did you do for treatment, what was the out come for your 4 legged baby?
I attended a client seminar at the veterinarian practice we use and the vet that did the lecture agreed with the Denamarin (Sam-E and milk thistle) supplementation for dogs with liver issues. Both main ingredients help with liver issues and the Sam-E also assists in cognituve function.His specialist has recommended denamarin (which is pretty expensive) which is Sam-E and milk thistle to improve his liver function. I have read other posts where milk thistle has helped with liver function and I believe that is available at GNC. She wants to recheck his liver function in 4 weeks to see if it has improved.
Our first Golden Polly's only symptom was recurring abdominal edema. Finally we did an exploratory surgery. Dx was advanced liver cancer with 1 to 3 weeks to live. She was 6.
I started feeding her boiled hamburger, rice, peas and carrots simply because she would eat that. Long story short : she lived until she was 14 1/2. It turned out she had some problem with kibble. Everytime we tried to put her back on dry dog food the fluid would build up again. We finally decided that making her food was the best way so we did that. Every Saturday for the next 8 1/2 years. I'd do it again.
I don't want to give false hope, but please make sure you've looked at all the possibilities.
And good luck to you. We'll be praying for you.
I was thinking of you and Spencer and did a search for your posts and noticed no one had responded to your question. It's not silly at all and never be apprehensive about asking anything, please.Thank-you all for the replies,isn't sam-e, what people take for low mood, i have noy looked it up, so if this is a silly question, please excuse me.
It's not a silly question at all. Yes it is used in humans to elevate moods. What is more interesting is research on this supplement in the veterinary community. I think Hotel 4 Dogs mentioned a clinical trial underway now looking at its effectiveness to control arthritis issues. In addition it's been used to improve doggie cognition. I think this supplement has a lot of promise for our pups in the future.Thank-you all for the replies,isn't sam-e, what people take for low mood, i have noy looked it up, so if this is a silly question, please excuse me.
He is not feeling good at all, yesterday, today.