I Am Shiba.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Well, The Blood Tests Are Back

and I have Hypothyroidism to add to my list of ailments.

This means pills.

But it also means cheese.

I Am Shiba. Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining.

(note: an edit on the disease- The Woman wrote it backwards).


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sir Cortez,
You have such a good attitude you can make it through anything and CHEESE not bad for a silver lining :)

7:36 AM  
Blogger lindsayt said...

HYPERthyroid, not hypothyroid right? I have never heard of a hyperthyroid dog, especially a shiba. It is so rare in dogs! If Winnie is really hyperthyroid, what does the vet suspect as the cause? Most hyperthyroid dogs result from carcinoma :( I hope this was just a mispelling. Not good news at all if so.

7:37 AM  
Blogger The Shiba said...

It was- and thank you for catching it.

The results were hypothyroidism. I guess I am feeling a little *hyper*active about the incoming cheese.

8:30 AM  
Blogger lindsayt said...

Phew! And I accidently called you Winnie. Sorry!

10:53 AM  
Blogger jen said...

hypothyroidism in shibas is getting a little TOO common...

at least its managable!

If you haven't done so, check out this blog ->

they've talked a lot about the meds they need for hypothyroid.

11:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, I'm afraid we do talk about hypothyroidism a bit much...

And I'm afraid to steal away your silver lining, but you may not want to take thyroid medication with cheese, since levothyroxine binds to calcium. And soy. But I have heard that there are some types of sausages that do the job appropriately. I do not know which ones, though.

We use mini marshmallow puffs. A special, exotic treat for Shibas with a sweet tooth.

12:07 AM  
Blogger The Shiba said...

Thank you, Shibasenji, for your information that I gathered from your website. Poor Cortez is facing one issue after another but he has the heart of a warrior and continues to enjoy life as fully as he wants.

He is not amused by the lack of cheese rule in the house but is most pleased with the fact that a piece of hot dog is now offered instead.

A fair trade in his mind.

-The Woman

1:41 PM  
Blogger Danica Thompson said...

I've never felt good in levothyroxine for seven months. I talked to my doctor to give me alternatives. I feel great when I started taking bovine thyroid supplements .

2:14 AM  
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2:56 AM  

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