Erin Coomer BVSc - Veterinarian
Learn about Hypothyroidsim Disease, including how
it affects your dog, and what options may be available to manage this
Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland (two small nodules that lie in neck region) doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone has an important influence in metabolism in all organs of the body. Therefore you will see a range of symptoms.
Hypothyroidism the most common hormonal disease veterinarian’s see in dogs, and most commonly affects middle age to older dogs. It is very easy to treat and it occurs in people too.