Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Hypothyroidism (Low Thyroid levels) can be very harmful to your dog.

The disease has many different symptoms that may go unnoticed, such as:

  • Cold intolerance
  • Dull coat
  • Excessive Shedding
  • Excessive thirst
  • Weight gain without and increase of appetite
  • Regurgitation of food or water

Hypothyroidism if left untreated, can result in many medical conditions such as

  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Anemia
  • Megaesophagus
  • Some of these conditions can be life threatening.

It is HIGHLY recommended to get annual bloodwork that includes a Thyroid panel every year. Come by the office today to get your panel done!

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