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Dose of t3 lb dog?

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Dose of t3 for 45 lb dog?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Did you mean T4? We don't dose dogs with T3 because the majority of circulating T3 comes from conversion of T4 to T3 in peripheral tissues. Measurement of T3 isn't currently recommended for assessment of thyroid gland function.