Veterinary Information Network

Thanks for this Melissa! We actually have some ‘in-house’ experience with this very thing.

Posted on Veterinary Information Network, the article begins:

The spreading popularity of topical hormone treatments in people — especially but not exclusively menopausal women —  is having unintended medical consequences for the users’ pets.

Spayed dogs and young female puppies are showing up in veterinary exam rooms with markedly swollen vulvas as if they are in heat. Male dogs present with enlarged mammary glands and abnormally small penises. Animals of both genders experience fur loss.

Read the entire article.

Photos courtesy of Dr. Lisa Pope, Stevenson Ranch Veterinary Center

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