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3 Steps for Using Dog Thyroid Medications

Dog thyroid medications generally contain a single drug, known as levothyroxine sodium, which is a man-made substitute for the hormone produced (or not produced) by the thyroid gland. If you have reason to believe that your dog is hypothyroid, or want to know how hypothyroid treatment in dogs works, look no further. Read

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3 Steps for Using Dog Thyroid Medications By Sam Bourne

Dog thyroid medications generally contain a single drug, known as levothyroxine sodium, which is a man-made substitute for the hormone produced (or not produced) by the thyroid gland. If you have reason to believe that your dog is hypothyroid, or want to know how hypothyroid treatment in dogs works, look no further.

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5 Facts on Canine Cushing's Disease By Robyn Johnson

Dogs of all ages may be developing Cushingโ€™s disease. Here are five facts you should know about the disease.

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5 Facts You Should Know About Underweight Pets By Madeleine Burry

These Top 5 Facts about underweight pets will help you identify and treat this health issue in your pets.

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5 Things to Know about Cat and Dog Diabetes By Madeleine Burry

Diabetes is diagnosed in dogs and cats more often than you would think. Learn the 5 facts you need to know to protect your pet.

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5 Things to Know about Pet Weight Gain By Madeleine Burry

Overweight pets are susceptible to greater health problems. Learn what you need to know about your pet's weight here.

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6 Diet Pet Food Ingredients that Burn Fat By Dr. Joe Wakshlag

Making sure that you find the right diet pet food can be a tricky task. Learn how these 6 ingredients can help weight loss by burning more fat.

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6 Signs of Hypothyroidism in Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Hypothyroidism can be tricky to catch because many of the symptoms associated with the disease can be linked to other illnesses as well. However, hypothyroidism is very treatable if detected early. Find out some signs you can keep an eye out for here.

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7 Warnings Signs of Cushing's Disease in Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Cushing's disease is one of those diseases that is extremely difficult to detect because the symptoms can be linked to such a wide number of different ailments. Find out here some specific warning signs to look out for as your dog ages.

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Addison's Disease in Dogs By Gina Carey

Addisonโ€™s disease in dogs is a deficiency of cortisol, a hormone that is produced in the adrenal glands. Learn more about this disease here.

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Canine Addison's Disease: 5 Things to Know By Gina Carey

Addisonโ€™s disease diminishes the cortisol levels in dogs, and it can spell serious consequences for your dog's health. These 5 facts will help you understand the disease.

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Canine Hypothyroidism: 5 Things You Should Know By Maureen Ryan

Hypothyroidism can be tricky to detect. Here are five facts we think you should know about canine hypothyroidism.

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Caring For a Pet With Degenerative Myelopathy By Maureen Ryan

While it may be rare, degenerative myelopathy is equally heartbreaking and all-consuming for those pet parents who have to help a beloved dog or cat through the painful stages of this incurable disease.

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Cauda Equina Syndrome in Dogs and Cats By Maureen Ryan

If your dog is struggling with stairs or seems shaky and unstable, donโ€™t assume itโ€™s just a touch of arthritis and old age โ€“ ask your vet whether it could be a debilitating disease of the spine known as cauda equina syndrome.

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Causes of Addison's Disease in Dogs By Gina Carey

There are several reasons the adrenal glands stop producing cortisol, thereby causing Addison's disease. Learn more here to help protect your dog from this disease.

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Causes of Cushing's Disease in Dogs By Robyn Johnson

There are three types of Cushingโ€™s disease; pituitary dependent, adrenal dependent, and iatrogenic Cushingโ€™s. Learn their causes here.

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Causes of Diabetes in Your Cat or Dog By Madeleine Burry

From genetics, to weight, to preexisting diseases, lots of factors can cause diabetes in your pet. Learn about the causes of diabetes here.

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Causes of Hypothyroidism in Dogs By Maureen Ryan

The most common cause of hypothyroidism is an inherited autoimmune disorder called autoimmune thyroiditis. Learn more here.

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Compare Types of Insulin for Dogs and Cats By Sam Bourne

Whether you need insulin for cats or insulin for dogs, you know diabetes is serious and can how it can greatly affect your pets. The inability to regulate oneโ€™s own blood sugar seriously alters the way diabetics go through life -- they have to be careful about what they eat and keep an eye on blood sugar levels, and they're going to need to take some type of insulin for the rest of their life.

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs Treatment By Robyn Johnson

Treatment for Cushingโ€™s disease may involve a few different options depending on the type of disease. Learn more at PetCareRx.

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Cushing's Disease Symptoms in Dogs By Robyn Johnson

Cushing's Disease has tricky symptoms that are hard for most pet parents to pick up on as their dog gets older. Learn more about what these signs are here.

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Dealing with Diabetes in Your Cat or Dog By Madeleine Burry

The number of dogs and cats diagnosed with diabetes goes up each year. Learn more about this disease and how to manage it.

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Denamarin for Dogs and Cats: Managing Liver Disease By Sam Bourne

Liver failure in dogs and cats can be quite serious, but with proper treatment, it can be overcome. Denamarin is a supplement that can help your petโ€™s liver get back on the mend.

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Do I Need a Prescription Dog Diabetes Diet? By Madeleine Burry

If your dog is diagnosed with diabetes, a stringent new diet will be a critical part of your pet's treatment plan. For some dogs, a prescription diet may be necessary in order to keep your pet's glucose levels stabilized. Find out more here.

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Dog Breed Weight Chart By Team PetCareRx

Keep your dogโ€™s weight in the right range for their breed with this chart that shows the optimum weight for over 200 different breeds.

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