How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Louis Gotthelf Your Own Question
Dr. Louis Gotthelf
Dr. Louis Gotthelf, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 2438
Experience:  Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Owner of a small animal clinic and an ear/skin clinic 35 years
Type Your Dog Question Here...
Dr. Louis Gotthelf is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My puppy (13 lbs, 12 weeks) just ate two of my thyroid pills,

This answer was rated:

My puppy (13 lbs, 12 weeks) just ate two of my thyroid pills, 1 gr each... will it hurt her?

Dr. Louis Gotthelf :

Hi. I'm Dr. Gotthelf. I have been a vet for 33 years and I would like to use my experience to help you with your pet's medical problem.

Dr. Louis Gotthelf :

No that will not hurt the puppy. Thyroid replacement therapy takes some time to work so if only a couple of pills were eaten only one time the hormone will be metabolized and excreted pretty rapidly.


thanks very much


the medicine was armor thyroid 1gr


so it sounds like with only two pills eaten there is nothing to worry about...

Dr. Louis Gotthelf and 2 other Dog Specialists are ready to help you
Hi Kim,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Rosie. How is everything going?

Dr. Louis Gotthelf

Related Dog Questions