Information on Chesapeake Bay Retriever Genetics, Health, and Pedigrees

Thyroid and Your Chessie

Hypothyroidism is a condition commonly found in Chesapeake Bay Retrievers, and many other breeds of dog. This page presents basic information on the canine thyroid gland, how it functions, and what can cause it to function incorrectly. Also, there are articles and links to information on how to test thyroid function, and current therapies designed to help your dog live with a thyroid condition.

Article on hypothyroidism causes

Thyroid tests and treatments article

OFA's thyroid page