CEU Event: Canine Health Seminar: Thyroid Disorders

When: Ongoing
Where: Online

CEUs

CPDT-KA: 0 CBCC-KA: 1.5
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Knowledge: 1.50
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00 CBCC-KSA Skills: 0.00

Description

Thyroid Disorders: Hypothyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder of dogs, and up to 90% of cases result from an autoimmune disease that progressively destroys the thyroid gland (autoimmune thyroiditis). Once more than 70% of the gland is destroyed by this process, classical clinical signs of hypothyroidism including behavioral disorders appear. Because the condition is heritable, it has significant genetic implications for breeding stock. Accurate diagnosis of the early stages of autoimmune thyroiditis offers important genetic and clinical options for prompt intervention. See “ The Canine Thyroid Epidemic”, by W. Jean Dodds, DVM, and Diana R Laverdure (DogWise Publishing, Wenatchee, WA, 2011).

Sponsor:PPG
Speaker(s):Dr. Jean Dodds

Contact: Sharon Nettles
 Email: membershipcoordinator@petprofessionalguild.com
 Phone: 844-462-64730
 Web: https://petprofessionalguild.com/event-2716451