|Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
A disease involving the destruction of red blood cells
by the dog's own immune system is one of the most common blood disorders
affecting dogs today. So far the major cause for autoimmune hemolytic
anemia (AIHA) is annual immunization but is only one potential cause for
losing our beloved mascot "Bo" to this disease ourselves, we
decided to research the subject further. We feel that it is an
important topic that does warrant consideration, however we here at So.
Cal. Keeshond Rescue are not veterinarians. All cases are
different and these articles are not meant for diagnosis or treatment of
the problems. If you have any specific concerns or questions
regarding your pet, they should be addressed to your family veterinarian.
following articles provide detailed explanations of AIHA in terms of the
disease process, diagnosis and treatment of AIHA.