Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs

One of the common auto immune diseases in shelties is Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia.

Just recently my small 13 lb sheltie passed away from this disease due to contracting a simple 24 hour virus which caused him to vomit a lot.  No temperature, no diarrhea but lots of vomiting.  Less than 24 hours later he was gone.  

If you want to read more about what my boy had go here to this link and know what to look for and how to treat it.

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

 

DERMATOMYOSITIS (DM)

THANKS TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS SHELTIE RESCUE FOR THIS ARTICLE

Dermatomyositis (DM) AKA.....Sheltie Skin Syndrome, Sheltie Skin Disease.  DM in Shelties should NOT be confused with Demodectic Mange. This is a totally separate disease.

DM is known by several names in the Sheltie world. But most of us call it "DM".

Read more: DERMATOMYOSITIS (DM)

Obesity in Your Sheltie


IS YOUR SHELTIE FAT?
 
Click below to learn about the common reasons you might have a
FAT
Sheltie and learn what to do about it.
 
OVERFEEDING? HYPOTHYROIDISM? LAZINESS? OLD AGE?

Read more: Obesity in Your Sheltie

Your Sheltie's Teeth

SHELTIES, TEETH & BAD BREATH
 If you are not providing regular dentals for your dog, you could be legally subject to animal cruelty charges.
    

    

Read more: Your Sheltie's Teeth

What is Good Nutrition

WHAT DO YOU FEED YOUR SHELTIE?
Yes, we harp on feeding nutritious food to our Shelties.  This particular breed is found to be overly sensitive to many of the common chemicals found in commercial dog foods.

See how your brand of dog food compares against the other leading brands on today's market.

Are you feeding your Sheltie contaminated food?

Read more: What is Good Nutrition