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Canine Hypothyroidism - Much needed links!

Updated: Apr 5, 2020

You've been hearing personal stories from people with dogs that have "issues". People are talking about this "Hypothyroid" thing in dogs. You're wondering if maybe this could be your dogs issue.

Know this, you're not alone! Many people are frustrated, spending thousands of dollars at vets, behaviorists, trainers, on supplements, medications, special shampoos, special foods and nothing seems to fix it all.

We personally know your frustration. After almost euthanizing our own dog, Gunner, we FINALLY found out what was wrong. Hypothyroidism! With 2 cheap pills a day, he was a different dog!

Now you need to know! After all the struggles - here is a compilation of links, resources, video's and general information that you need to educate yourself before seeing your vet. Here it is, and I'll continue to update as I find things!


  1. There are over 70 signs and symptoms - if your dog displays 3 or more get tested:

  2. My interview with Dr. Dodds on Hypothyroidism (Q&A of 27 questions):

  3. TOO MANY dogs are given TOO high a dosage - PROPER DOSING:

  4. What are the causes of Hypothyroidism :


  1. The Canine Epidemic by Dr. Dodds and Diana Laverdure Amazon purchase link:

  2. Heart Dog - Gunner's Story by Karen Grzenda Amazon purchase link :

  3. Heart Dog - Gunner's Story - READ CHAPTER 3 - FOR FREE!!!


  1. Gunner's Friends (personal stories from pet owners (All breeds!!! Their dogs and hypothyroidism):


  1. Gunner's story here on Youtube :

  2. The Knowledge with Dr. Dodds :

  3. Dr. Becker and Dr. Dodds Discuss Thyroid Disease in Pets:

  4. Healthy Dog Cub Interview : Thy thyroid epidemic :


  1. Find me on Facebook and help me share! :

  2. Hypothyroidism in dogs group - BRILLIANT MINDS from across the globe always eager to help :


Found something I've missed - PLEASE let me know!

Share the story - it could save a life!

Karen Grzenda, Author and canine advocate

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