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Canine Hypothyroidism Causes and Treatment - Piney Mountain Foster Care
Originally published May 18, 2015 Canine Hypothyroidism is the reduced function (hypo) of the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the neck, on the trachea, and makes a hormone called thyroxine that controls metabolism. When the gland doesn’t make enough thyroxine, the dogs metabolism slows abnormally. It’s a common disease in dogs that can affect all breeds, but