Hyperthyroidism in Dogs

hyperthyroidism in dogs

Overview

Endocrine disease that causes overproduction of the hormone thyroxine. The presence of excessive amounts of this hormone then affects the animal’s entire system, causing many problems.

Treatment

When a dog is suffering from hyperthyroidism, there are three traditional methods of treatment that include medication, surgery, and radioactive iodine treatment. Treatment for hyperthyroidism can cost hundreds of dollars. Pet health insurance helps pay for expensive medications and surgery if your dog gets sick or injured.

 

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