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I just got news of Tucker’s senior wellness test results from last week. Everything checks out ok, CBC, thyroid, heart-worm negative, ect. He spent longer than usual listening to his lungs (due to his previous pnuemothorax) and all sounded good to him. The only thing is his liver alkaline phosphate levels are slightly elevated ( last year they were slightly elevated also) and my vet says he’s 99% sure its just due to age. We will get him re tested in 3 months for that and go from there. He is still as happy and vibrant as ever on our daily walks and loves his new food. I guess I have nothing to complain about for a goldie that will be 13 in June.
 

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That's great news that your senior pal got a terrific report. I've never known a senior dog who hasn't had elevated liver enzymes!
 

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My old guy has elevated liver enzymes too. I think it just comes with the territory.

I am very happy for you and Tucker that his tests are all good.:p:;):)
He is a good looking boy.
 

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What great news! My Toby has elevated liver enzymes, too, and the vet isn't very concerned about it.
 

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I've never known a senior dog who hasn't had elevated liver enzymes!
My old guy has elevated liver enzymes too. I think it just comes with the territory.
What great news! My Toby has elevated liver enzymes, too, and the vet isn't very concerned about it.
Thank you,that makes me feel a lot better. Never had a dog that lived to this age so this elevated liver enzyme thing is new to me. :wave:
 

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You can PM hotel4dogs and she can give you information on Sam-E and Milk thistle to improve Tucker's liver function. My dog's internal specialist recommends it too, but theirs is 6X as expensive as the ones Hotel4dogs found online.:doh:

She has helped me out enormously with my old guy's health issues. (Thanks Barb:);):p:) We also have quite a few threads regarding the various health issues, supplements etc. about the seniors. They do take more care than their younger counterparts, but the payback is worth it.

Once again - congratulations on the good check-up! those white faces are the best!
 
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