The Pet Factor
News on pet health, wellness, and the latest in Veterinary Medicine.

S1E18 - 018 Hyperthyroidism in Cats

We talk about Hyperthyroidism in cats, the causes, diagnosis and treatment. In Pet health news we report on a warning about an infection from pet store puppies, a study to identify cat whisperers, and research on preventing stress in your dog. There is also our case of the week and Tech Tips for holiday decorations.

9 months ago

Episode Notes

In our last podcast of the year, we discuss hyperthyroidism in cats where they produce too much thyroid hormone; the causes, diagnosis, and treatment. In Pet Health News, the CDC has put out a warning about a multi-drug resistant infection apparently contracted from puppies in pet stores. We also report on a study to identify Cat whisperers, and research on how to prevent stress in your dog. Our Case of the Week is a two-fer. We have Scout and Frankie, both suffering from a rare condition knows as Black Hair Follicular Dysplasia. In Tech Tips, Brittney lets you know everything that can go wrong when you mix you pets with holiday decorations. Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to all our listeners of The Pet Factor.

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The Pet Factor is here to help you understand your pet's health needs. From preventative care to dealing with chronic illnesses, we present information on why veterinarians recommend wellness care for your pet, how we diagnose and treat sick animals, and tips to keep your pets from developing common problems. We also showcase new products available to your veterinarian and news regarding pet health.