Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common disease in dogs.  The thyroid gland has a number of different functions but is mostly known for regulating the dog’s metabolic rate.  Hypothyroidism occurs when not enough hormones are produced by the thyroid gland.  Common symptoms of this are:

  • Lethargy
  • Weight gain
  • Hair loss
  • Cold intolerance
  • Anemia
  • High Blood Cholesterol

On set of this disease usually occurs in dogs about 4 to 10 years of age and medium to large breeds.  For more information about this disease, please visit the following links.

 

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Hypothyroidism in Dogs – WSU

Canine Hypothyroidism


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