Hugo
Name: ~Hugo~

Breed: Cocker Spaniel

Sex: Male

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 1 yr, 8 months old


Comments: My husband and I bought this adorable cocker puppy as a wedding gift for each other. I grew up with cockers, but had never seen one as gorgeous as a black and tan before! He gets compliments on his unique coloring wherever we take him. Hugo is now a little over 3, is well stabilized, and is back to the wonderful puppy we had before he was diagnosed. He is a true joy...


Bosco
Name: ~Bosco~

Breed: Boston Terrier

Sex: Male

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 1 yr, 10 months old


Comments: Bosco is a big boy for a Boston Terrier, although we don't mind! He is very sweet and loveable. He loves to have his neck kissed and is mellow, but VERY protective of mom. He loves the water and lots of chew bones, loves kids and vet's office loves him!


Polly
Name: ~Polly~

Breed: Standard Poodle

Sex: Female

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 18 months old


Comments: (soon to come)



Sunshine
Name: ~Sunshine~

Breed: German Shepherd x American Staffordshire Terrier

Sex: Female

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: (April 19, 2000) 2 weeks short of her 2nd birthday


Comments: Sunshine is truly the "sunshine" of my life. Adopted from a shelter at 8 weeks old, she has been my joy and comfort. Sunshine was at death's door when diagnosed just 2 weeks before her second birthday. In retrospect, she had been showing symptoms on and off for most of her life. The vet kept telling me that she "didn't feel well" as he treated her for repeated bouts of diarrhea (her primary symptom). Finally a trip to the emergency vet with Sunshine barely able to walk or hold her head up, got us a correct diagnosis of Addison's disease. I carried her into the clinic thinking that I would lose her that night. She danced out 3 days later like she hadn't a care in the world. Now with proper medication, Sunshine is just amazing. Nobody who sees this active, energetic pup can believe that she has a life threatening disease.


Maggie
Name: ~Maggie~

Breed: Bearded Collie

Sex: Female

Age Diagnosed w/Addison's: 14 1/2 months old (03-13-01)


Comments: (soon to come)



Back / Next
Photo Gallery Index
Melody's Links to Addison's Disease

Join a mailing list for Canines with Addison's Disease

Copyright 1998 - 2003 Susan Ellam
All rights reserved

This page was last updated Tuesday, 07-Jan-2003 00:02:56 EST