Immune Disorders

In Autoimmune diseases the body reacts against itself.

Auto Immune Hemolytic Anemia star[offsite link]
Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is a disease in which the body attacks its own red blood cells (RBC). A pet suffering with AIHA will have a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells within the blood. AIHA is classified as a “primary” immune disease

Autoimmune Diseases star[offsite link]
Immune system failures are a serious threat to your dog´s health. Read about Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia, Immune-mediated Thrombocytopenia, autoimmune diseases of the skin, Systemic Lupus Erythematosis and Polyarthritis.

Immune Disorders of Dogs - Ask Dr. Mike star[offsite link]
Read Dr. Mike´s answers to subscriber´s questions about immune diseases and disorders

The Canine Immune System and Disease Resistance star[offsite link]
This article discusses the essential role of the canine immune system in maintaining the body´s overall health and resistance to disease.

What is an Autoimmune Disease? star[offsite link]
In autoimmune disease, pathologic signs are seen as a result of the autoimmune response. Frequently more than one autoimmune disease will be seen in the same animal, as well as an increased susceptibility to bacterial infection.

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