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Category: hormonal diseases

Hypothyroidism (Thyroid Hormone Deficiency)

Thyroid hormone is produced by a small organ in the neck. A lack of this hormone (hypothyroidism) may cause a whole range of problems. Dogs with …

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes is a relatively common disease in older people and is being recognised more frequently in older pets. If untreated the disease has serious …

Cushing’s Disease (Hyperadrenocorticism)

Although Cushing’s disease is a severe disease the changes it causes can be quite subtle in the early stages. Many owners do not recognise …

Addison’s disease (hypoadrenocorticism)

Although Addison’s disease can be a very serious disease the changes it causes can be very subtle in the early stages. The signs of the …