Is kelp the cure-all for thyroid conditions in dogs?

Too often I encounter well-meaning pet caregivers that immediately supplement a dog’s diet with kelp (a rich source of iodine) based on assumptions of observed symptoms of thyroid dysfunction. Iodine is essential for the production of thyroid hormones T3 and T4. Diagnosing iodine deficiencies is tricky, though. In fact, iodine deficiency diagnoses are generally left…

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