Canine Hypothyroidism

Friday, 22 April 2011 10:49 by Dr. Sarah

Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, is one of the most common canine hormone imbalances. This was not always the case. In recent decades, hypothyroidism diagnoses are on the rise.

In this episode of Pet Talk, Dr. Sarah gives advice about how best to care for dogs that have already been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, as well as provides the steps you can take to ensure that your dog has the best chance of staying healthy.

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April 24. 2011 17:28

Janet Roberts

Although our dogs do not have this condition, it's good to know about it and that it can be treated.  I enjoy your blog; it is always interesting and informative. Thanks!

Janet Roberts

May 27. 2011 10:51

Acc

Since research of people and animals many times go together, I have read that in people Fluoride,Chlorine, and Bromine can fit into the same receptor site Iodine should fit in, thus causing thyroid problems.  Do you think that providing filtered water eliminating chlorine and reducing fluoride would help the reduce this problem?  I realize unless you cook for your pet, it would be impossible to remove in commercially prepared food.

Acc

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