Title:Iodine deficiency in dogs and cats in EU countries
The objective of this thesis is to provide information on canine and feline iodine deficiencies in different European countries, with regards to the different diseases associated, along with their symptoms and clinical. Data used in this review was obtained from previous studies, published in scientific journals, investigating iodine intake and its importance. Articles from human medicine were also used for the purpose of this review. It was concluded that an ideal treatment protocol does not exist, although various measures can be taken, each with different extend of efficacy, to prevent iodine deficiencies.