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Hypothyroidism in Dogs

It is time once again to talk about that little structure in the neck: the thyroid gland.  We have covered what happens when this gland becomes overactive, but what about when it becomes underactive?  Canine hypothyroidism is a thyroid disease in dogs characterized by an under-active thyroid gland and inadequate levels of thyroid hormones in the body.  It is extremely rare in cats, so we will focus on this disease in dogs. read more