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Feline Thyroid Clinic

Providing Radioactive
Iodine Therapy for
Hyperthyroid Cats
Since 1988

Doug M. Evans, D.V.M.

Doug M. Evans, D.V.M.

Dr. Doug Evans was the first veterinarian in the Pacific Northwest to be licensed to provide 131I therapy for hyperthyroid cats at the Feline Thyroid Clinic in Springfield, Oregon. The clinic is a special purpose veterinary nuclear medicine facility that provides 131-Iodine therapy for hyperthyroid cats and their people.

Radioactive Iodine (131I) is the safest, best and ultimately least costly lifetime treatment for virtually all hyperthyroid cats. There are no radiation side effects for treated cats, owing to the selective uptake of radioactive iodine by "abnormal" thyroid cells.

After receiving a painless injection of 131I subcutaneously on the day of admission to the clinic, cats can go home 4 days later.

Dr. Evans has successfully treated more than 5000 hyperthyroid cats.


Rosie 14 Years Old - Before Therapy Photo Rosie 15 Years Old - After Therapy Photo

Rosie, a 14 year old hyperthyroid
cat just before 131I therapy
(she weighs 5 pounds in this photo).

Here's Rosie six months later enjoying
a sunny afternoon in her back yard...
she now weighs 8 pounds.


1045 Gateway Lp, Suite F • Springfield, OR 97477
Phone/Fax: 541.744.2966 • Office Hours By Appointment Only
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