Greyhounds are not "Regular" Dogs
Normal lab results in Greyhounds are not the same as other breeds.
Lab result values courtesy of the Greyhound Health Initiative, a not-for-profit focused on the education of sighthound owners and veterinarians regarding these breeds' special needs.
More detailed information about the chart at right can be found on the Greyhound Health Initiative's Reference Intervals page.
|HCT/PVC||50% - 70%||42% - 62%|
|a greyhound with HCT/PVC < 50%||is anemic|
|WBC||3.5 - 6.9||5.8 - 20.3|
|Platelets||110 - 205||173 - 497|
|Total Protein||4.8 - 6.3||5.1 - 7.1|
|Globulin||1.7 - 3.0||2.2 - 3.9|
|Creatinine||1.0 - 1.7||0.6 - 1.6|
|Total T4 (nMol/L)||8 - 20||20 - 33|
|If you think your greyhound||is hypothyroid, please have your vet||check the TSH!|