Below are some links to more reading. No matter if you have a sick Akita or note you will find a lot of interesting reading.
[…] Raw food appeared to activate the skin’s immune system as well as the expression of genes that increase antioxidant production or have anti-inflammatory effects.
The article covers a very interesting SA discussion between Dr. Pedersen and Peter van der Lugt about SA. Read about the misconception about how SA is inhereted, external factors, breeding – and other important topics related to SA.
This is the link to WUAC/World Union of Akita Clubs, where you can find the project under the menu: “project”.
Akita Tabou – info on SA and VKH – SA-research in Switzerland
Read the article at Akita sans tabou on the research at the Dr Leeb Laboratory.
Use this link to get directly to information about the research on SA (Hovawart to start with) at the Dr Leeb Laboratory.
Here you will find a Compendium (vetlearn.com) by Andrew Simpson DVM & Lindsay Mc Kay DVM, DACVD
Feeding your dog
The owners of the dogs presented at “Akita Unleashed” have decided to use different diets based on the needs of each individual dog. Therefore the diets are not only based on the dog’s diagnosis but also on the believes of the owner.
Here is a link to Swedish product AE-oil with Omega 3 and Omega 6. Be aware of that overdose of vitamine A will give the same symptoms as the lack of vitamine A.
Read the article on atopic dermatitis and dog-food by the Swedish Kennel Club
Download a very interesting article by Helena Björk about Anne-Marie Hammarlund (in Swedish)