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Lin

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Facts about Lin

Surnom: Lin Nom de pedigree: Lin De Prébois Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF 5 AK.IN.001571 Date de naissance: 30/10/1995 Date du décès: 09/04/2006...

Manuel

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Manuel’s diary will be completed…

But it will take time... During the autumn and winter I will update information about Manuel. I will write a summary but also add some posts with...

Winter – a challenge

Manuel has a very thick coat - belly down From his neck to tail the SA has resulted in  many spots without any under-coat. How to protect parts of...

Does SA itch?

What about itching and scratching? SA as such does not seem to itch but many of the issues caused by SA i.e. secondary issues such as: dry skin (due...

See how the SA affected area grows

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

Water is the enemy of brittle skin

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

The Atopica experiment

Bad SA-period + NO Atopica = ? What if we stop giving Atopica for 8 days right in the middle of a bad period? We just had to do it due to stomach...

The hidden truth

A lot hidden underneath. "But his coat looks just fine!" That is what we here when we tell people about Manuel's condition and of course we are...

Some Sebaceous glands are lost forever

I am amazed how the fore-head recovers every time However,  in some areas the Sebaceous glands are lost - forever. Manuel's coat is growing again...

SA-report autumn 2013

And here we go again Since last report we have managed the autumn attacks. As expected this relapse was starting in connection to when the "normal...

SA-report summer 2013

a Tought summer Manuel had  of attacks through out May and almost all of June (when he normally is shedding heavily). The coat just came out, and it...

New habbits for Manuel

He seldom did prior to SA I guess the current coat allows that. Anybody else who have experienced the same? He has also started to use the dog-beds...

Break out over – for now…

Wired-haired Akita Now Manuel is a wired-/short-haired Akita with some minimum of under coat actually growing out.  His belly looks like a...

Keep clean, moisturise, protect…start over

...and repeat We have tried a variation of "treatments" and aids for Manuel. So far this seems to work the best for him. The skin  Keep the affected...

Summary of SA-during spring shedding 2013

Status June 2013 As usual he eats loads and loads of food at the end of the shedding period. Long before he got SA we always added extra vitamins...

First real totally bold spot

Result after a full SA-attack This is the first time we see a big bold spot. The SA is not very active so the skin looks nice and is not that dry. I...

First spring-shedding with SA

SA and shedding periods The majority of people with experience from SA say that they find SA to be more aggressively active during the shedding...

How SA affects his ears

Before SA - no ear issues at all Manuel has never ever had any issues what so ever his ears, not even when bathing. His ears have alway been highly...

A new SA-spot, & stomach is OK

Manuel is shedding I have let Manuel wear his "loose coat" since it is still very cold outside but today I could not keep my fingers away. He has...

Great protein

Mackerel is tasty! We put oil on Manuel's food in periods, but of course the "real thing" is even better. Just think about it... Humans have about 5...

Stomach problems

Stomach problem 1 (?) - Cyclosporine Why did he get stomach problems NOW, when decreasing the dose?  Manuel had had major problems twice with the...

New visible SA-signs…

New SA-spots This time I noticed something was going on in the neck. So I have found a new SA-spot, or several tiny ones in the neck. The skin there...

SA under control/relapse (for now…)

So far so good - life must go on I know, I know, it can burst out in an "attack" any day, but so far so good. I still need to allow myself being...

Why fight for a coat?

Why am i fighting for a "good looking coat"? I do not give a #"& about the actual look. I love him no matter what. He is so beautiful! Let me...

I remember even earlier SA-signs now!

Start a health-diary early! We have ever since Manuel was a pup been writing notes about his physical and mental status. Why? It is good to have an...

SA-status January 2013

From a distance he looks like any Akita but he isn't - he is an Akita living with SA. In addition to everything he now has a "normal coat-dropping...

Secondary problems? False alarm!

What is this? Fungus already??? Manuel is discoloured under his chin and in one paw, and also on the side of one hindleg (??) I was thinking that...

The SA relapse/flare – how it works (for Manuel)

The recurring pattern for and SA relapse/flare By relapse/flare I mean a period where the SA is active. During this period there are different...

Setback Atopica

Severe reaction Today we changed our routines a bit regarding the Atopica-medication (Cyclosporine). Previously we have given him the pills in the...

Atopica and side-effects

On Atopica for 1,5 weeks We were very doubtful to the use of Atopica (as I wrote in an earlier post), and still are but I have to admit it seems...

Facts about Manuel

Manuel Original text language: English Responsible for the information: Charlotte Steneloo & Mikael Edlund Author: Charlotte Steneloo Issues...

Biopsy confirmed, medication started

Tell me something I didn't already know  Well no surprise, the biopsy confirmed our diagnosis - SA it is... Atopica or not Atopica is used in...

It progresses quickly now…

I see new signs every day  We removed the stitches from the biopsies the other day and everything has healed very well. Status Overall impression:...

Biopsy by Dermatologist

Yes! a skilled dermatologist with Akita experience A few days ago I took Manuel to the Veterinary hospital  (the 13th) to meet Dermatologist Niklas....

No skin-specialist available

So I did exactly what I advice others not to do I called the veterinarian and asked for "our" veterinarian, Niklas, the Dermatologist.  When I was...

A big chunk of hair came off

Is it mite? Vermin?  Today I went for a walk with Manuel. A walk like any other – I thought. As he walked a bit ahead of me I suddenly saw a dark...

Mieko

Thrombocytopenia & more

Dålig dag

Vi har haft många bra dagar med Mieko... Vi har inte varit hos veterinären över ett halvår. En dålig dag Men idag har Mieko haft en dålig dag. Hon...

Mieko och Gorro en vinterdag

Julaftonspromenad Något som vi i min familj tycker om är promenaderna på helger, julafton är en sådan dag. Denna dagen var det jag och min mamma som...

Leva med en mindre frisk Akita

Mieko - en introduktion Efter att ha försökt få igång sin dator i ett par månader ger jag nu upp detta och bestämde mig att ta hjälp av min mobil...

Facts about Mieko

Everyday name of dog: Mieko Name on pedigree: Noven’s Go Kita Registration number: S10059/2006 Date of birth: 2005-11-14 Date of death:  - Japanese,...

Raj

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy) & more

Raj’s story

Summer 2012 at 12,5 years old. Doing quite well with the allergies :) Raj’s first symptoms started at summer 2004 when he started to bite and lick...

Facts about Raj

Everyday name of dog: Raj Name on pedigree: Ängsmyrens Yori No Kogawe Registration number:  ER19467/00, S16796/2000 Date of birth: 30.1.2000 Date of...

Reiko

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA), Epilepsy & more

Facts about Reiko

Surnom: Reïko Nom de pedigree: Rama Numéro d'enregistrement: 0003166/00645 Date de naissance: 16/11/2000 Date du décès: Akita Inu/Akita...

Rocco

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy), SA & 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...

Shaya

Sebaceaous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Shaya

Surnom: Shaya Nom de pedigree: Rikita Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF 5 AK.IN. 3333/975 Date de naissance: 26/09/2000 Date du décès: -   Japanese,...

Sebastian

Encephalitis, SA, glaucom & more

Facts about Sebastian

Everyday name of dog: Sebastian Name on pedigree : Amateraso no Sennin Registration number:ccc Date of birth: 1995-03-28 Date of death:  2009...

Shiki

Atopic Dermatitis (allergy) & more

Facts about Shiki

Everyday name of dog: Shiki Name on pedigree: Senryou Go Musashi Aiwa Registration number: JL 00168/06-0 Date of birth: November 29th 2005 Date of...

Shikku

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) & more

Shikku – pictures of VKH

/Angélique Morera

Facts about Shikku

Nom de pedigree: V’Ashitaka Go Des Trésors De Nirveau Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF 5 AK.IN. 004317/00632 Date de naissance: 10/01/2004 Date du...

Suki

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Suki

Surnom: Suki Nom de pedigree: C’Daisuki Schinsoko Go Des Trésors de Nirveau Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF 5 AK.IN.5862 Date de naissance: 30/06/2007...

Tani

Sebaceous Adenitis (SA) & more

Facts about Tani

Name on pedigree: Tanaka no Niwa of Amayadori Ken Registration number: VDH/AC/07/02201965 Date of birth: 5th september 2007 Date of death:  -...

Tokiro

SA, Hypothyroidism &  Leukopenia

Facts about Tokiro

Surnom: Tokiro Nom de pedigree: Tokiro De Dan Jourdain Numéro d'enregistrement: LOF 5 AK.IN. 003943 Date de naissance: 26/08/2002 Date du décès:  -...

Yamka

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) & more

In heat for 15 days

Big VKH-CRISIS Yamka has been in heat for 15 days. There are are scabs around the eyes and it bleeds.

No more bold patches

Antibiotics, Dermoscent and oil We had her on small antibiotics treatment for 10 days. We also use Dermoscent. Through treatment with essential oils...

Recovering from a stroke

  Stroke She also recovers slowly from her stroke.

Yamka VKH crisis in sight

I fight back I use cortisone ointment on the nose and around the eyes + add artificial tears several times a day.

Yamka – shedding for 15 days

Shedding Yamka has been shedding for 15 days but now finally seems to slow down.

Facts about Yamka

YamkaTexte original : français Responsable de cette information est : Fabienne Gandiol Auteur: Fabienne GandiolDiagnostics Syndrôme...
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