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

S1E16 - 016 Hypothyroidism in Dogs

We discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism in dogs. In pet health news we pass on an FDA warning about topical pain medications, a cat food recall, and a dog exposed to toxic mushrooms in his own yard. We also have our case of the week and tech tips on using harnesses for walking your dog.

9 months ago

Episode Notes

In this episode of The Pet Factor we explore a common hormone deficiency in dogs, Hypothyroidism. What to look for, how we diagnose and treat, and how it can be over diagnosed. Our Pet Health News segment includes a story that warns about toxic mushroom exposure in dogs, a voluntary cat food recall but J.M. Smucker, and a warning from the FDA on the use of Topical Pain medications and pets, especially cat. The Case of the Week is Simon. Brittney talks about using harnesses for walking your dog in Tech tips.

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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.