Hyperthyroidism in Dogs

 

Overview

Endocrine disease that causes overproduction of the hormone thyroxin. 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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