The thyroid is a gland that is located in the throat below the larynx. It's purpose is to produce hormones which control the rate of metabolism;  Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3). It is stimulated into the production of T4 and T3 by Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (cTSH) which is produced by the pituitary gland.

Canine Thyroid

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