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Stay informed with the latest health information for your dog. Browse hundreds of articles to learn how to take the best care of your pup.

Stay informed with the latest health information for your dog. Browse hundreds of articles to learn how to take the best care of your pup.

Common Illness in Dogs – Hypothyroidism

February 3rd, 2012 by Colleen Williams
 

Reviewed for accuracy on March 9, 2020 by JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM Hypothyroidism is caused by a deficiency of hormones produced by the thyroid gland. These hormones affect your dog’s metabolism – the biochemical process that changes food into energy. Hypothyroidism is not curable, but it is easily manageable. With loving, patient care from a pet… Read More