Autoimmune Disease. Linda Aronson. 1999. What is it? … Diseases. Causes. This article was presented at the BCCC Specialty, August 1999. It contains a description of the mechanism of what an autoimmune disease. There is a discussion of cause of A/I disease and a section on vaccination.
Bearded Collies and Autoimmune Disease. Linda Aronson. Presenting signs, tests and treatment. It details both the signs of 10 autoimmune diseases and the tests used to make a diagnosis. This is helpful for understanding tests which your veterinarian may order on your dog to establish a diagnosis.
Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy in Dogs. A Retrospective Analysis of 18 Cases (1989-1993)By: Scott, D.W., DVM, Rousselle, S, DVM, and Miller, W.H., VMD, DiplomateACVD. From the Departments of Clinical Sciences (Scott, Miller) and Pathology(Rousselle), College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NewYork 14853. JAAHA, May/June 1995, Vol. 31, pp. 192-201.
A Retrospective Study Regarding the Treatment of Lupoid Onychodystrophy in 30 Dogs and Literature Review. Mueller, RS, Rosychuk, RAW, and Jonas, LD. J Am Animal Hospital Association 2003;39:139-150. (Note: A copy of this article is available upon request to firstname.lastname@example.org ).
SLO Support Groups. There are two Facebook canine SLO support groups
Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy
Hypothyroidism, A New Direction, E. Bodner. This article first appeared in the AKC Gazette, February, 997 and is reprinted here with the permission of the author and the publisher. This was the first article published with recommendations regarding thyroid testing for breeding animals.