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Akaya

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

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Need a professional dog bather Just got through bathing akaya she is doing well he skin is looking great and getting thicker. She still wet in this...

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. Had a small break down...

Akaya is doing great!

Still doing great! Here are the newest pic of Akaya! She’s doing great, still on same treatment plan and supplements…. my baby girl.

Two weeks since last Oil Treatment

Result Ok so we waited two weeks and today I gave Akaya her Mineral oil treatment. I could feel a few little scabs on her back, I combed her with...

Looking back at Akaya’s progress

I cannot believe the change in just 5 ½ weeks... ...when I go back to page one of my diary and see the difference in Akaya’s pictures. PICTURES...

Thank you for sharing information about SA

Mineral Oil baths I have been giving Akaya Mineral Oil baths every week, around Friday of each week. I have noticed the top of her back looking dry,...

5th Mineral Oil Bath

Here are some pictures after the 5th oil bath

4th Mineral Oil Bath

Before and after 4th mineral oil bath Here you see pictures before and after her 4th oil bath. BEFORE AFTER 4TH MINERAL OIL BATH This is after her...

Results compared to before diagnosis

I am very happy with the results we are starting to see. My baby played tug of war last night for the first time in weeks, her spirit is happy she...

3rd Mineral Oil Treatment

After 3rd Mineral Oil Treatment I can see improvement no open sores or bleeding on back & chest.  Before 3rd mineral oil treatment These are the...

Cephalexin – Antibiotic

Started Akaya on her Cephalexin - Antibiotic.

2nd Mineral Oil Treatment

Picture of Akaya During the week I have been using a very soft hair brush and gently brushing her hair to stimulate her skin and to remove any loose...

Treatment report

Visiting the Dermatologist The Dermatologist took one look and her and said I had nailed it. On the head, she had SA. He then did a biopsy on the...

Going to Dermatologist

Going to Dallas... I could not wait in my heart until November to see the dermatologist, so I decided to take a day off and drive Akaya down to...

Rampak Oil treatment – July 9th 2015

On this date I also started the Rampak Oil treatment 100% pure mineral oil. Shampoo we use after her mineral bath was –  Sogeval Aloe & Oatmeal...

Supplements – July 9th 2015

Akaya's Supplement plan We started on 9/6/15 with x6 Moducare and are now down to 3. AM. Moducare x2 (2 hours before meal on empty stomach) Primal...

The treatment plan – started on July 9th 2015

The treatment plan I have chosen This was a treatment plan that I had found and decided to go with as there were many Akita owners that had...

Akaya – how it started

Akaya's story –how it started This picture was taken a few weeks prior to my dog starting to show Signs of SA. March 2015.Background My Girl Akaya...

Angel

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

January 2013

MEDICINE IS EXPENSIVE After being on Atopica since summer.  I pay  £75+ vat, 20% here, so £90, for 14 x 100 mg tablets. That’s including a discount...

August 2012

Poorly skin

July 2012

I thought she was going to have to be put to sleep at this point

June July 2012

A nasty attack  Before and after she had the scabs removed from her eyes. It was horrible, and I thought she was going to have to be put to sleep if...

May June 2012

Poor Angel This is before she went on Atopica and before she was diagnosed with SA, she was just on steroids and antibiotics, and it was attacking...

Early May 2012

She started going downhill again.... 

March April 2012

Starting to look better!!

January 2012

Recovery takes time It seems to take ages for her to recover when she has an attack like she did in December. Her skin goes all scabby. It doesn't...

December 2011

Not so great in December 

November 2011

She was looking OK in November

September October 2011

Loves her toys As you can see she was looking great in September but started looking red and sore in October. By the way- she LOVES playing with...

How Angel was rescued

You can understand why the man who found her, took her  This picture is from the day Angel was taken into JAWT ( The Japanese Akita Welfare...

Angel – how it started

JAWT (the Japanese Akita Welfare Trust) Angel came into the care of JAWT in April 2011. She was found, in an area of Leeds notorious for drugs and...

Baïky

Hypothyroidism & more

Baïky’s story

An Akita with just a "bad temper" Baïky is my Akita Inu dog. I adopted him in 2010. He was 4 years old. Now, he is 8. When he was young, he was so...

Cally

Sebacous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Cally

Everyday name of dog: Cally Name on pedigree: Kashira Ju Go Royal Nippon Akitos Registration number: -  Date of birth: 23 August 2004 Date of...

Casper

Thrombocytopenia & more

Casper’s story

Caspers historia Casper, Milstolpen´s French Red Stonefly en långhårig Akita, född 30 november 2005 Jag tog över Casper, som kom till vår familj när...

Facts about Casper

Everyday name of dog: Casper Name on pedigree: Milstolpen's French Red Stonefly Registration number: S11729/2006 Date of birth: 2005-11-30 Date of...

Daki

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Daki

Daki Name on pedigree: Noven's D'Akira Registration number: S56351/2004 Date of birth: 2004-07-24 Date of death:  - Japanese, America Akita or Blend...

Dami

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Dami

Everyday name of dog: Dami Name on pedigree: No pedigree, just named: El Diablo Blanco Registration number: - Date of birth: 08 November 2003 Date...

Ella

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy) & more

Ella’s story (very short version)

It started when she was young When Ella came to me as a puppy it didn't take long until I noticed her bad appetite. She often had diarrhea. Even...

Facts about Ella

Everyday name of dog: Ella Name on pedigree : AMATERASO NO O-RYU Registration number: S26917/2007 Date of birth: 20070304 (4th of March) Date of...

Enzo

Giardia & more

En ovanlig parasit (i Sverige)

När Enzo var några månader gammal blev han plötsligt lös i magen från och till och började klia sig lite mer än vanligt, detta var på sommaren. Vi...

GAÏA

Pyoderma & more

L’histoire de GAÏA

Parcours santé : -       Mai 2012, Gaïa présente une plaque rouge au niveau d’une de ses mamelles, le vétérinaire diagnostique une plaie de léchage,...

Facts about GAÏA + Gallery

Nom de pedigree: G’Miki Go Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF AK.IN. 6987/0 Date de naissance: 17/02/2011 Date du décès: / Akita Inu/Akita...

Hilma

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Hilma and SA – summary

Hilda, 13th of May 2009 -  5th of July 2015 I have not written here for a while and now that Hilma has passed away I decided to write shortly some...

Hilma’s summer condition 2014

There has been quite a while since I wrote here A lot has happened since in our lives: Hilma had a new baby brother Rasmus in March! Here are some...

Washing and oiling routines

Status report Here is a pic of Hilma's condition today. Looking pretty nice in my own opinion. Allerdem spot-on, and not oil I bought new product...

Hidden truth underneath the loose hair

It has been quite a time since I updated our situation... After Hilma's itches in autumn (which were cured with short cortisone regimen and change...

Bad, bad autumn

Some changes on Hilma's situation Since last post in the end of the summer we have had some changes on Hilma's situation. Hilma was sterilized on...

Peek on Hilma’s summer condition

Luckily no dramatic changes Summer is turning soon to autumn and our life with Hilma's SA has luckily not had any dramatic changes. Medication On...

What’s up with Hilma’s SA today?

9 weeks since medication started Now it has been nine weeks since medication started and Hilma's current condition has stayed basically as it has...

Three weeks since medication started

Current situation There is nothing much to write, so I'll just write in brief what is our current situation. Medication started three weeks ago and...

Hilma’s current medication and supplements

Our current daily SA treatment regimen is described here Here is a picture of our current medication and supplement arsenal and information on how...

Hilma introduces herself

Hilma's history until today. Hilma is american akita from Finland and she was born 13th of May 2009. From the beginning she has had recurring...

Hilma introduces herself

How it all started Hilma is american akita from Finland and she was born 13th of May 2009. Recurring Inflammations From the beginning she has had...

Facts about Hilma

Everyday name of dog: Hilma Name on pedigree: San Fun Daydream Registration number: FI32594/09 Date of birth: 13.5.2009 Date of death:  - Japanese,...

Hilma’s story

Hilma's history until late March 2013. Starting from now you will be able now and then to read blog posts from Hilma's human.  Hilma is...

Ida

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA), allergy & more

Life with SA

2008 Ida spends her days as she used to before she got ill. With a couple of exceptions. She doesn't tolerate cold very well and getting wet even...

A new coat, and a new approach

2004 Gradually Ida re-grew a coat. It was a wirehaired coat without wool, but a coat nontheless. Ida started to get happy and lively again. It was...

New biopsy – SA confirmed

2003 SA There came a day when all coat was destroyed. Under a very harsh period she was basically a naked dog. It was as if someone had dried...

Allergy, hyperthyroid – but not SA?

March 2002 At the Malmö Dog show in early spring Ida felt off. She didn't have that bit of extra to offer. I got a spiceless, thick, warm feeling...

Facts about Ida

Name on pedigree : Amateraso No Iha-Naga Norduch Such Nuch Dkuch KBHV-2001  Registration number: S15588/2000 Date of birth: 2000-01-07 Date of...

How it all started

February 2002 Allergy Ida's first allergy chock happened the day after we got her home, at her puppy check-up at the veterinary when she was given...

Kari

Sebaceaous Adenitis (SA), HD & more

Different kinds of fits/seizures

Reflections on the various diseases that hit the Akita   SA, panic attacks and various kinds of fits My Akita Kari, who is no longer with us...

Kari had a WONDERFUL life – living with Sebacous Adenitis (SA)

Gorgeous Kari got to live for 11 years  and 8 months The 6th of May 2014 we let her go... She has been living a rich life and the SA is actually...

SA-attack close to the eye-lashes

Grease for Kari's eyelid A while ago Kari had an SA-attack close to her eye-lashes. I wanted grease but without antibiotics. The veterinairan had no...

I’m not popular today

Kari is for the moment newly rubbed in oil Baby-oil Coconut-oil Olive-oil Different kind of oil on different kind of places on her body. And now she...

Summer status – Kari

Testing treatments This summer we have tried various treatments on Kari Coconut oil We have tried coconut-oil instead of olive oil (applying on her...

Ibland skulle man vilja ha ett svar på varför saker och ting händer

Karis senaste SA-skov har varit lite annorlunda än tidigare Det började som vanligt med stora nakna fläckar men så fick hon en liten infektion i...

Kari har återigen fått en ny omgång av SA

Fällning Den här gången fällde hon så att hon delvis blev helt naken men det har växt tillbaka väldigt fort. Just nu har hon inga nakna fläckar...

TNS (Transkutan Elektrisk Nervstimuleringen)

Igår var vi hos sjukgymnasten med Kari Där blev hon ordentligt undersökt och behandlad. Kari fick TNS-behandling (Transkutan Elektrisk...

Idag har Kari oljats in

Olja på fläckar, ansikte och nos Hon har fått olivolja på de fläckar som hon har för tillfället samt hela ansiktet och nosen. Jag ser redan nu att...

Facts about Kari

Everyday name of dog: Kari Name on pedigree : Syoori's Chakari-Go Registration number: S55438/2002 Date of birth: 20020907 Date of death: Japanese,...

Kari’s story

Kari och hennes hälsa/ohälsa Kari är den härligaste hund jag haft. Vi köpte henne från den mest underbara födare jag har känt. Uppfödaren har alltid...

Kia

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy) & more

Facts about Kia

Everyday name of dog: Kia Name on pedigree: Noven's L-Tashy Registration number: S70941/2007 Date of birth: 20071111 Date of death:  - Japanese,...

Kumi

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy) & more

Poor Kumi!!!

Kumi has big problems with two of her paws One paw in front has a wound over the claw. She licks a lot so the white fur becomes discolored. Under...

After some years with Atopic Dermatitis (allergies)

Kumi has now the best coat ever in her life This is despite the fact that she is living with Atopic Dermatitis (allergies). Still she had some...

Spring time – the allergy situation has drastically changed

The pollen season and loosing coat Loosing coat has been the worst time ever for Kumi because her skin and fur become dry and exposed to pollen. The...

An article about Kumi’s allergy

Here is an article (in Swedish) about Kumi's allergy that has been published in the club-magazines of the Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Akita clubs.

Without Artuvetrin!

The hyposensitization attempt did not work Kumi has been without Artuvetrin for about 6 months. Still I do not notice any difference compared to...

The paws are quite OK but now the skin is itchy

Kumi's skin is very dry and she is biting and licking a lot Her paws are quite unaffected at the moment. She has infected areas such as groins...

Kumi’s paws are very affected by the allergy

She is biting an licking her paws a lot  Since last time I wrote here she was doing much better after just a few days with Cortavance, but now she...

Oh noo – the pollen season has started!

Pollen Allergy The pollen season has started here in the west coast of Sweden and that is no good for a dog with pollen allergy. When we checked...

Kumi has currently very dry skin

Kumi has very dry skin and almost no undercoat However, she still has some undercoat around the neck left. She is itching her body a lot and biting...

Kumi is shedding! Will the allergy become worse?

Kumi is now shedding her undercoat She has a very healthy coat I can tell by brushing her fur. It is actually so good that she got her Swedish...

Kumi’s allergy is currently not too bad

Today, Kumi is fine except for some discolored fur between pads and toes due to earlier licking of paws. I will write about Kumi and her problems...

Blisters on her belly

Here you can see how it looks after she has been licking her belly.

Facts about Kumi

Name on pedigree: Kumiko Tomimopa Registration number: S67818/2008 Date of birth: 10th of August 2008 Date of death: - Full pedigree: Akita...
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