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New update on Akaya and SA

Akaya is doing well Has had a couple of very small breakdowns always seems to be the same places elbows and back leg heals.

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Akitas and Macrothrombocytopenia

Recently there was a veterinary journal article about three Akitas with a persistent macrothrombocytopenia.

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Winter is here

And Manuel has a very thick coat from belly down, but from his neck to tail the SA has resulted in  many spots without any under-coat.

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New dog-story added

Read about Tokio

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Does SA itch?

Primary -no. Secondary, tertiary and quaternary? – YES

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See how the SA affected area grows

Slowly the areas expand. Here you see the low back-area.

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Water is the enemy of brittle skin

The skin condition is more than important! A very very dry skin is susceptible to anything that establishes contact – that is no rocket science!

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The Atopica experiment

What if we stop giving Atopica for 8 days right in the middle of a bad period?

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The hidden truth

But his coat looks just fine!

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Some glands are lost forever

I am amazed how the fore-head recovers well every time (so far) but then, some areas are lost – forever.

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Autumn report

Since last report we have managed the autumn attack…

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Summer status – Manuel

  Manuel had an attack through out May and almost all of June (when he normally is shedding heavily).

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New situation

He is sun-bathing!

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Break out over – for now…

It is clear it has followed the shedding period this time.

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