057 Canine Hypothyroidism: Alopecia, Weight Gain, and Lethargy


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Title of episode: 057 Canine Hypothyroidism: Alopecia, Weight Gain, and Lethargy

Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk about:

  • Weight gain, lethargy, poor hair coat; oh my!!! What happens to the body when the thyroid doesn’t feel like getting off the couch to open the door? Oh yes, you will understand very soon. We are talking hypothyroidism from the inside out.

Question of the Week

  • Have you ever seen a hypothyroid FELINE? If so, what were the symptoms, how did you treat, what was the outcome?

Resources We Mentioned in the Show

  • Linda Merrill, (2012). Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses. Ames: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Colville, T., Bassert, J. (2016). Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians. St. Louis: Mosby, Inc.

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– Yvonne and Jordan

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